Italian Style Rice Cold Salad

Italian Style Rice Cold Salad
Recipe type: Lunch
  • 2 cups (420g) of your favourite rice type
  • 1 cup (100g) diced cheese (like Fontina, Emmental, Gouda, mild Cheddar etc.)
  • ½ cup pitted, sliced olives of your choice (black, green or a mixture)
  • 1 roasted bell pepper chopped (they are sold in jars like pickles)
  • 1 cup (30g) baby spinach, chopped
  • 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped (cooled down)
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. Rinse the uncooked rice under cold water until the water runs clear, to get some of the starch out
  2. Cook the rice following the instructions on the packet
  3. While the rice cooks prepare all ingredients and combined them well, make sure the boiled eggs have cooled down before putting them with the other ingredients
  4. When the rice is cooked remove it from the heat and use a strainer to drain off all the water
  5. Rinse the cooked rice with cold water to stop it from becoming soggy
  6. Put the cooked rice in a salad bowl and let it cool down for a few minutes
  7. Combine all ingredients to the rice
  8. Once it is completely cold, store in the refrigerator until ready to eat.


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