Pesto Rice

A great way to liven up plain old rice.

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

Serves: 4

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories300
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium600mg
Total Carbohydrate39g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars1g
Protein5g