Summery Feta and Avocado Rice Salad

Tilda Pure Basmati’s unique, long, slender grains stay separate when cooked, making them ideal for salads.

Serves 4

Ingredients

Rice Salad

  • 150g Tilda Pure Basmati Rice
  • 1 large vine tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cucumber, peeled, deseeded and finely diced
  • 1/2 small red onion, very finely diced
  • 1 avocado, peeled, destoned and chopped into 1cm cubes
  • 100g feta cheese, crumbled
  • 6-8 black olives, pitted and thickly sliced
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh coriander, chopped
  • Few leaves fresh basil and mint, roughly torn

Dressing

  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil juice
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp caster sugar
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Method

Rice Salad

  1. Cook the rice in a large pan of boiling water following pack instructions.
  2. Drain and spread out in a thin layer in a wide, shallow serving bowl. Allow to cool.
  3. Meanwhile, place the tomato, cucumber, red onion, avocado, feta cheese, olives and fresh herbs in a bowl and stir gently to combine.

Dressing

  1. Place all the dressing ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Season to taste, then stir gently through the cooked and cooled rice.
  3. Add the tomato mixture to the rice and stir gently to combine. Serve immediately.