Basmati Rice with Summer Vegetable Salad

Number of Servings: 4 (206 g)
Active Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 0 min.

Any summer salad can be filled out with rice to turn a side dish into a more complete meal. Serve rice cold or freshly cooked to suit your preferences.


  • 1 small shallot, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups cooked basmati rice, cooled
  • 2 cups bite-size assorted vegetables (such as radishes, tomatoes, peas, summer squash or carrot ribbons)
  • ¾ cup torn mixed leafy greens, sprouts, or herbs
  • ⅓ cup chopped red, yellow, or white onion or scallions
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted pine nuts (optional)


  1. Pulse first 4 ingredients in a blender until combined; season with salt and pepper. With blender running, slowly drizzle in oil. Process dressing until well blended.
  2. Place remaining ingredients in a large bowl; drizzle with 3 tablespoons dressing and toss to coat. Pass remaining dressing alongside for drizzling over.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 206 g

Amount per serving
Calories 305
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.5g 23%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 100mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 24g
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 39.9mg 4%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 295mg 6%
Vitamin A 174.9mcg 20%
Vitamin C 19.7mg 20%
Vitamin E 2.9mg 20%
Vitamin K 66.7mcg 60%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1.8mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 37.7mcg 9%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 2.4mcg 6%
Chloride 32.4mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.5mg 0%
Phosphorus 81.4mg 6%
Iodine 0.9mcg 0%
Magnesium 28.4mg 6%
Zinc 0.8mg 10%
Selenium 6.6mcg 15%
Copper 0.2mg 10%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0.9mcg 2%
Molybdenum 4mcg 8%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Cooked Basmati Rice (water, Rice), Tomatoes, Peas, Olive Oil, Carrots, Radishes, Onion, Shallots, Red Wine Vinegar, Mixed Leafy Greens (lettuce, Swiss Chard, Collard Greens, Kale, Spinach, Arugula), Parsley, Thyme, Salt, Black Pepper.

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