Garden Rice Salad

Try this fresh Garden Rice Salad with brown rice and enjoy the combination of thinly-sliced cucumbers, chunks of tomato and a tasty, homemade, Asian-inspired vinaigrette.

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 mins


  • 1 bag Success® Brown Rice
  • 1 cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onion
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds


  • Try this Garden Rice Salad with our homemade vinaigrette and you’ll have the ultimate recipe to add to your lunch prep rotation.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Place rice in a large bowl. Add cucumber, tomatoes and green onions. Stir gently to combine.

    Step 3

  • Place vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and pepper in a blender and blend thoroughly. Add to rice mixture and toss gently to coat. Garnish salad with sesame seeds.

From Garden to Plate

How much do we love this veggie salad? Let’s just say, it’s on the very top of our list! It’s so versatile, that it’s a perfect picnic salad or a great side for a weekday lunch or dinner. Made with fresh veggies, whole grain brown rice and an irresistible, homemade dressing, you can see why it makes an impression.

Our favorite part of this dish is the fact that you can get both your veggies and your carbs all in one! Just add a protein and you’ll have a perfectly balanced meal. Aside from that, it also holds up well and can be made well in advance.

The secret to making this irresistible salad is all in the homemade dressing. With rice wine vinegar, reduced-sodium soy sauce and fresh garlic, this is the kind of versatile vinaigrette you can use to freshen up almost any salad.

Also, this dressing is easily soaked up by our Success® Brown Rice, thinly sliced cucumbers, chunks of fresh tomatoes and chopped green onions. With a touch of soy sauce and sesame seeds, it’s Asian-inspired and delicious.

Whip up a batch of this Garden Rice Salad for your next picnic and make sure to also bring the ultimate, on-the-go, sweet treat Pine Nut Strawberry Rice Bars.

If you are looking for ideas for seafood dinner ideas try our rice with shrimp.