Mediterranean-Style Rice And Quinoa Salad

Made with our Minute® Ready to Serve Multi-Grain Medley, this Mediterranean-Style Rice and Quinoa Salad is an ideal meal for meatless Mondays. Fresh and filling, it’s also works well as a side dish with your favorite entrée.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 1 min
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 4 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Ready to Serve Multi-Grain Medley
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 2 tbsp crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp Greek vinaigrette
  • chopped fresh mint leaves (optional)


  • This Mediterranean-Style Rice and Quinoa Salad combines tomatoes, cucumber, feta and olives with whole grain brown rice, red quinoa and seeds. Mixed with a zesty Greek vinaigrette, this salad packs a medley of Mediterranean flavors into one dish. 

     Step 1

    Heat rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

    Combine rice, tomatoes, cucumber, olives, feta cheese and vinaigrette in a medium-sized bowl.

    Step 3

    Toss to coat all ingredients. Garnish with mint, if using.

Greek Quinoa Salad

If you’re looking for a versatile side dish with tons of zesty flavor, then this is the recipe for you! It goes perfectly with almost every protein out there like a marinated skirt steak, rotisserie chicken or grilled salmon. The possibilities are truly endless!

Made with crunchy cucumbers, sweet tomatoes, Kalamata olives, Greek dressing and garnished with chopped mint leaves, this recipe is bursting with fresh Mediterranean-inspired ingredients! It’s also made with our Minute® Ready to Serve Multi-Grain Medley, giving it the nutty flavor of brown rice and crunch of quinoa, flax and chia seeds.

With these easy-to-prep, fresh ingredients and our ready to serve products, this recipe is complete in under 5 minutes.

Party Ready with Minute® Rice

This recipe is excellent for summer dinners al fresco. Make a large batch for friends and family and you’ll have a dish to suit any guest. Gluten free and vegetarian as is, this side dish can also be easily adapted to fit any dietary restrictions. Leave the cheese to one side if you’re entertaining vegan diners.

With Minute® Ready to Serve Rice, the options are endless for swapping in our out different varieties. Try using Organic White Rice, Brown Rice and Quinoa or aromatic and fluffy Jasmine RiceThe perfectly portioned cups are ideal for all kinds of meals on the go or for entertaining from fresh salads to microwave Veggie and Egg Rice Recipes. Looking for a new dinner idea? Try our: chicken broccoli rice cheese casserole.

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