Mediterranean-Style Rice And Quinoa Salad

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

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Mediterranean-Style Rice And Quinoa Salad

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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PREP TIME 3 mins
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  • 1 cup Minute® Multi-Grain Medley Cups
  • 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 flax seeds. Mixed with a zesty Greek vinaigrette, this salad packs a medley of Mediterranean flavors into one dish. 

     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 zesty flavor, then this is the recipe for you! It goes perfectly with almost every protein out there — from marinated skirt steak and rotisserie chicken to 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® Multi-Grain Medley Cups, giving it the nutty flavor of brown rice and crunch of quinoa and flax 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® Rice Cups, the options are endless for swapping different varieties. For example, you can make this recipe with Organic White Rice, Brown Rice & Quinoa or aromatic and fluffy Jasmine RiceThe perfectly portioned cups are ideal for all kinds of meals on the go and for entertaining. Easily make fresh salads or microwave classics, such as our Microwave Egg Fried Rice.

Looking for a new dinner idea? Try our Cheesy Chicken and Rice Recipe with Broccoli.

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