Italian Rice and Antipasto Salad

Enjoy the fresh and delicious flavors of Italy with our quick and easy Italian Rice and Antipasto Salad made with Success® White Rice.

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Italian Rice and Antipasto Salad

Cooking time
PREP TIME 20 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 20 mins


  • 1 bag Success® White Rice
  • 4 cups baby arugula
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • 3/4 cup pitted black olives
  • 1/2 cup cubed mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup cubed provolone cheese
  • 1 jar (6 oz) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 2 oz salami, cut into strips
  • 1/3 cup prepared Italian vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup torn fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • If simple dishes that are fresh and full of flavor is what you’re looking for, then this delectable Italian Rice and Antipasto Salad is for you!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions. Allow to cool to room temperature.

    Step 2

  • Toss together rice, arugula, tomatoes, olives, mozzarella, provolone, artichokes and salami in a large bowl. Add vinaigrette, basil and Parmesan and stir to thoroughly combine.

Taste of Italy

You may not be able to take a trip to Italy at the moment, but you can certainly get a taste of it with this delicious Italian Rice and Antipasto Salad made with Success® White Rice. With ripe tomatoes, black olives, salami, basil and an assortment of cheeses, including mozzarella, provolone and Parmesan, the flavors and colors of Italy really come through in this dish.

What makes this recipe even better, is its sheer simplicity. Focus your time and energy on the main course without sacrificing flavor and quality on the appetizer. Simply cook up Success® Boil-in-Bag White Rice and toss it with the rest of the ingredients. Yes, that’s it! This salad is so tasty, you might forget about the main course altogether. Buon appetito!

Shake it Up

As with any salad, there is always room for versatility. One tasty swap, or addition, to this dish is chopped, roasted red peppers. Make this dish your own and enjoy it even more!

If you want to make this dish vegetarian, drop the salami and add in some sliced portobello mushrooms.

If you are looking for a seafood dinner option try our easy shrimp and rice recipes.