Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Rice Salad Recipe

Tomato Mozzarella Basil Rice Salad

I love fresh mozzarella, rice, and basil (especially fresh basil from my garden)! Why not add them altogether. This is a delicious cold rice salad and makes for a nice side dish or a even a meal. It’s also great with the Priano Fresh Mozzarella that Aldi has in stores right now for a budget meal that looks gourmet. I used my rice cooker for this recipe and it turned out great. You don’t have to have a rice cooker, just cook the rice per the directions on the bag in a pot.
Ingredients for Mozzarella Tomato Hard Rice

Tomato, Mozzarell, and Basil Rice Salad Recipe
 
Ingredients
  • 3 cups long grain white rice
  • water
  • ⅓ cup virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup fresh basil, thinly sliced
  • 4 roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella, cubed
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
Instructions
  1. Put rice and water in the cooking pot of your rice cooker. Put applicable amount of water in your rice cooker.
  2. When rice is cooked, add remaining ingredients and toss to combine

 

mozzarella tomato rice

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