Skip to content
Skip to content

Learn more about nutrition with the free Mini Course! Start or continue now ›

Brown Rice and Tomato Salad

Text Save
Photo of prepared Brown Rice and Tomato Salad
Photo attribution: Athena Roesler
Ready In: 55 minutes
Serves: 6
Dairy-freeLow Added SugarVeganVegetarian

What you'll need

Medium saucepan
Sharp knife
Whisk or fork
Small bowl


Serves 6
2 1/4 cups Water
1 cup Long-grain Brown Rice
1 teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar
1 teaspoon Sugar
2 tablespoons Olive Oil
1 1/2 pounds Cherry Tomatoes cut in half
1 cup Fresh Herbs chopped (such as cilantro, dill, parsley, basil, and/or mint)
4 Scallions finely chopped



Photo of the first step in this recipe
In a medium saucepan, bring water to a boil. Mix in rice and salt and bring back to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until rice is tender and water is absorbed, about 40 minutes.


Photo of the next step in this recipe
In the meanwhile, whisk vinegar and sugar together in a small bowl. Gradually whisk in oil.


Photo of the next step in this recipe
When rice is done, transfer rice to a large bowl, fluff with fork and cool. Toss together rice with dressing and tomatoes, herbs, scallions, and salt and pepper. Enjoy!

Chef's Tips

  • Can use plum tomatoes (seeded and diced) instead of cherry tomatoes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 0.16

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 183
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g8%
Saturated Fat 1 g5%
Sodium 406 mg18%
Total Carbohydrate 30 g11%
Dietary Fiber 3 g11%
Protein 4 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

“Funded by USDA SNAP, an equal opportunity provider and employer. Visit for healthy tips.”