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Italian Rice Salad

From Tilda Kitchen

  • 31 - 60 Minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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




  • 1 cup Tilda® Pure Basmati Rice
  • 5 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper, ground
  • 1¼ cups artichoke hearts
  • ½ cup pitted green olives
  • 1 14-oz can cannellini beans
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 2 Tbsp capers
  • 1⅔ Tbsp flat-leaf parsley, roughly chopped
  • 1⅔ Tbsp basil, roughly chopped


  1. Prepare the rice according to pack directions.

  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the olive oil lemon juice, Italian seasoning, garlic, salt and pepper.

  3. Add the artichoke hearts, olives, beans, tomatoes and half of the parsley and basil to the bowl and mix well.

  4. Gently fold the rice into the salad and garnish with remaining herbs.