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Italian Rice Salad

From Tilda Kitchen

  • 31 - 60 Minutes
  • Easy

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.

Ingredients

Method

1 pouch
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

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