Mediterranean Basmati Salad

Number of Servings: 4 (225g)
Active Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 30 min.

Warm rice salad is amazing with perfectly cooked basmati rice. The fragrant and delicate texture works perfectly with the rich sweetness of sun-dried tomatoes, the earthy umami of feta cheese, and the crisp finishing note of mint.

Ingredients

  • 2 sun-dried tomatoes, packed without oil
  • ¼ cup hot water
  • 1¼ cups uncooked basmati rice
  • 2 cups water
  • ⅔ cup (2½ oz.) feta cheese, crumbled
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 Tbsp. dried currants
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. pine nuts, toasted

Directions

  1. Combine sun-dried tomatoes and hot water in a small bowl; let stand (10 minutes). Drain and chop; set aside.
  2. Cook rice according to package directions and cool.
  3. Spoon rice into a bowl and fluff with a fork. Stir in tomatoes, feta, and next 5 ingredients (through pepper); toss well to combine. Sprinkle with pine nuts.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 225g

Amount per serving
Calories 335
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.5g 15%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 465mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2.5g 11%
Total Sugars 5g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 43g
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 119.4mg 10%
Iron 1.7mg 10%
Potassium 275mg 6%
Vitamin A 24.6mcg 2%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 2%
Vitamin E 1.3mg 6%
Vitamin K 5.4mcg 4%
Thiamin 0.3mg 25%
Riboflavin 0.2mg 15%
Niacin 4.7mg 30%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 21.1mcg 5%
Vitamin B12 0.3mcg 15%
Biotin 1mcg 4%
Chloride 418mg 20%
Pantothenate 1.1mg 20%
Phosphorus 250.7mg 20%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 104.9mg 25%
Zinc 2.1mg 20%
Selenium 16.4mcg 30%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 2.7mg 120%
Chromium 0.3mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2.1mcg 4%

* 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.

Ingredients

Water, Basmati Rice, Feta Cheese (milk, Salt, Enzymes, Cheese Cultures), Currants, Pine Nuts, Olive Oil, Sun-dried Tomatoes, Peppermint, Salt, Black Pepper.

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