Pesto Rice

A great way to liven up plain old rice.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • ½ cup store-bought pesto
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper


  • Place the rice and 2 cups of cold water in a small pot. Bring to a simmer, then reduce heat to the lowest setting. Cover, and cook for exactly 18 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes, covered.
  • Add the pesto to the rice and season with salt and pepper. Serve.