Greek Chopped Rice Salad

Greek Chopped Rice Salad

  • Servings: 4
  • Total Time:

Two quick steps is all it takes to prepare a fresh and healthy Greek inspired rice salad.


  • 1 cup Royal Basmati Rice
  • 1 small cucumber, diced
  • ½ red onion, diced
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • ½ cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • ⅓ cup crumbled feta
  • ⅓ cup kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano or ¼ teaspoon dried
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Combine rice and 2 cups water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to simmer until tender, about 20 minutes. After cooking, spread out on a plate to cool completely.
  2. In a medium bowl toss together cooled rice, cucumber, onion, tomato, chickpeas, feta, olives, vinegar, oil, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper. Serve at room temperature or chilled.