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Italian Rice Salad

Italian Rice Salad

Imagine yourself on a veranda in Tuscany, eating al fresco, surrounded by good food and good friends. This tasty Italian-inspired rice salad is perfect to be shared.

Tildalicious Tip: You can add a variety of ingredients to this salad.  For a seafood alternative, add tuna, anchovies and lightly boiled eggs.

  • 31 - 60 Minutes
  • Easy
  • 2




  • 1 pouch Tilda Steamed Basmati Rice
  • 280g artichoke hearts
  • 100g pitted green olives
  • 1 x 400g cannellini beans
  • 250g cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 1 chilli, finely chopped
  • 25g flat leaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • 25g basil, roughly chopped

How to make Italian Rice Salad

  1. Place the dressing ingredients in a small jam jar or bowl and mix well. Set aside.

  2. Cook the rice according to packet instructions. Once cooked drain in a sieve and cool the rice quickly by spreading it out on a tray.

  3. Stir the rice into the salad and pour over the dressing and season with salt and black pepper. Serve immediately.