Greek Brown Rice and Veggie Bowl

Topped with store-bought tzatziki sauce, this quick and easy Greek bowl can be prepared faster than it takes to order in.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 4 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 1 min
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 5 mins
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PREP TIME 4 mins
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  • 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


  • 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

  • Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Serve in bowl topped with chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, feta and tzatziki sauce.

    Recipe Tip

    Substitute Greek dressing for tzatziki sauce, if desired.

    Add black olives to bowl, if desired.

Flavor-Packed Rice Bowl

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

One of the best things about a rice bowl is its versatility. Simply start with our Minute® Ready to Serve Rice, which 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. 

Next, experiment with more of your favorite flavors and Ready to Serve Rice like in this Easy Egg Fried Rice recipe.


Want to boost the Greek flavors in this dish? 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 to this dish? Stir in shredded rotisserie chicken, hard-boiled eggs, canned tuna or a meatless alternative like tofu. Looking for a new dinner idea? Try our: cheesy chicken and rice.

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