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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Servings SERVES 6
Ready in TOTAL TIME 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 bag Success® White Rice
  • 4 cups baby arugula
  • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
  • ¾ cup pitted black olives
  • ½ cup cubed mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup cubed provolone cheese
  • 2 oz salami, cut into strips
  • 1 jar (6 oz) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • ⅓ cup prepared Italian vinaigrette
  • ¼ cup torn fresh basil
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • If simple, fresh, and full of flavor is what you are looking for, then this delectable Italian Rice and Antipasto Salad is the dish for you.

    Step 1

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

    Step 2

  • Toss together rice, arugula, tomatoes, olives, mozzarella, provolone, salami, artichokes and vinaigrette. Stir in basil and Parmesan.

    Recipe Tips

    If preferred, substitute chopped roasted red peppers for tomatoes.

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 Italy with this delicious Italian Rice and Antipasto Salad made with Success® White Rice. The flavors of Italy come through with abundant tomatoes, black olives, salami, basil, and an assortment of mozzarella, provolone, and Parmesan cheeses. Is your mouth watering yet?

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 Rice and toss 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 it your own and enjoy it even more!

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