Mediterranean Rice Salad

A flavour packed rice salad inspired by the Mediterranean
Cooking Time: 30 minutes Makes: 6 side dishes


  • 1.5 cups of SunRice Rice & Quinoa
  • 150g basil pesto
  • 1/3 cup of Always Fresh Kalamata Olive Wedges
  • 1/3 cup of Always Fresh Whole Red Peppers drained and chopped
  • 60g baby rocket leaves
  • 1/3 cup toasted pine nuts
  • 200g baby tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
  • Always Fresh Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  1. Cook the rice according to packet directions and cool in the refrigerator spread over a tray then place in a large bowl.
  2. Stir pesto through rice. Add olive wedges, chopped red peppers, rocket and half of the pine nuts. Stir to combine.
  3. Transfer to a serving platter. Top with tomatoes. Drizzle tomatoes with a little olive oil. Scatter with basil leaves and remaining pine nuts.