Greek Brown Rice and Veggie Bowl

Made with tzatziki sauce, feta, tomatoes, brown rice and cucumbers, this quick and easy Greek Brown Rice and Veggie Bowl can be prepared in just 5 minutes!

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Brown Rice
  • 1/2 cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumbers
  • 2 tbsp finely crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp store-bought tzatziki sauce

Instructions

  • Enjoy this simple, Greek-inspired rice bowl topped with feta cheese and store-bought tzatziki sauce for a delicious, on-the-go lunch, quick dinner side or to toss in a pita for a flavorful filling. It comes together in just 5 minutes!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • In a medium bowl, combine rice with chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, feta and tzatziki sauce.

    Recipe Tips

    Substitute Greek dressing for tzatziki sauce, if desired.

Flavor-Packed Rice Bowl

Satisfy your craving for Greek flavors with this incredibly simple rice bowl, ready in just 5 minutes

One of the best things about a rice bowl is its versatility! Simply start with your Ready to Serve Rice of choice, that heats up in just 1 minute. We’ve decided to go with brown rice for its whole grain goodness and nutty flavor. Once you have your rice heated, using our No Recipe Recipes formula, simply add your ingredients. 

This Greek-inspired rice bowl is loaded with chickpeas, juicy cherry tomatoes, freshly chopped cucumber and is topped with crumbly feta cheese and your favorite store-bought tzatziki sauce. 

Variations

Feeling a bit extra Greek? Add in pitted kalamata olives, canned black olives or pickled red onion to this bowl. You could also serve this with your favorite hummus and carrots or pita chips, for dipping. 

Looking for more zesty lemon and mint goodness? Try out this recipe for Lemon Chicken with Rice and Quinoa

Want to add a bit of protein? Stir in shredded rotisserie chicken, hard-boiled eggs, canned tuna or a meatless alternative like tofu.