Insalata Di Riso

Insalata di Riso recipe, the Italian rice salad, is a symphony of fresh vegetables, herbs, and perfectly cooked rice, and promises a delightful burst of Mediterranean goodness in every bite. A refreshing and satisfying dish for any occasion!

By Surekha Pendse
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Insalata di Riso


4 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1/2 Lemon, juiced
2 cloves 2 garlic, small or 1 large, finely minced
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tsp dried oregano

2 cups of Cooked Long-Grain Rice
2 tins of Tuna in Water No Salt Added
1/2 Red Pepper, diced
1 cup Cherry Tomatoes, cut in half
1 cup Sweet Corn, cooked or canned
1/2 cup Olives, assorted, cut in half
3 tbsp Pine Nuts, roasted (optional)
1/2 cup Mozzarella Cheese, fresh, cut up into bite sizes
1/2 cup Marinated Artichokes, cut in quarters (optional)
3 tbsp Parsley, fresh, chopped
2 tbsp Basil, fresh, chopped.

In a large bowl, add rice, tuna, peppers, tomatoes, corn, olives, pine nuts, mozzarella cheese, artichokes (if using), parsley, and basil and mix together.
For the dressing, in a small bowl, mix the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper, and oregano
Pour the dressing over the salad and mix well
Transfer the salad onto a serving plate and dig in!

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