Mediterranean-Style Rice and Quinoa Salad

Enjoy this Mediterranean-Style Rice and Quinoa Salad made with our multi-grain medley and you’ll have the ideal meal for Meatless Mondays or a perfect side dish for your favorite entrée.

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Cooking time PREP TIME 3 mins
Servings SERVES 1
Ready in TOTAL TIME 3 mins
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PREP TIME 3 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 grains and seeds, tossed in a zesty Greek vinaigrette. When it comes to Mediterranean flavors, this quinoa and rice salad takes the cake!

    Step 1

  • Heat medley according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Combine medley, 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 zest, then this is the recipe for you! It goes perfectly with almost every protein out there. Try this salad with a marinated skirt steak, rotisserie chicken or grilled salmon. The possibilities are endless!

Made with crunchy cucumbers, sweet tomatoes, Kalamata olives, Greek dressing and garnished with chopped mint leaves, this recipe is bursting with fresh 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.