Herby Rice with Harissa Roast Tomatoes & Feta

Herby Rice with Harissa Roast Tomatoes

by Craven&Valley Life

To celebrate National Rice Week from 11th-17th September, ‘Rice’ around the world with these globally inspired dishes

Rice: Brown

Serves 4 Preparation time 5 mins Cooking time 25 mins


  • 200g brown rice
    For the tomatoes;
  • 300g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • For the harissa dressing;
  • 2 tbsp harissa/rose harissa
  • 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon juice
    To stir in;
  • 150g feta
  • 10g fresh dill, chopped
  • 15g fresh mint, chopped


  1. Cook the rice as per pack instructions.
  2. To cook the tomatoes, preheat the oven to 180°C. Add the cherry tomatoes to a large baking tray and toss them in 1 tbsp of olive oil. Bake on for 20 – 25 minutes or until soft and browning a little. Set aside.
  3. To make the dressing, add all the ingredients to a jar and mix to combine then season to taste.
  4. To sever, toss the rice with the dressing, fresh herbs and feta.
  5. Top with the roast tomatoes.

Cook’s tip 
Make a vegan version by swapping the feta for vegan feta or crispy tofu.

For more rice recipes, try our Jerk-Style Chicken with Rice and Beans

Credit: The Rice Association 

Craven&valleyLife Autumn 2023