Pesto Rice


For when you defrosted too much pesto, and you have had Mexican rice a bazillion times, shake it up by adding some pesto to freshly cooked rice.
 

PESTO RICE

Servings: 4

Prep time: 5

Cook time:15

Ingredients

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/3 cup prepared pesto

Instructions

  1. Cook rice according to the directions, but add the cherry tomatoes into the boiling water, this allows them cook and break down a bit.
  2. When the rice is finished, add the 1/3 cup prepared pesto and stir to combine. 
  3. Serve with your favorite Italian flavored chicken and one of my favorite vegetables, sauteed zucchini.

https://www.tinkskitchen.com/2021/02/italian-chicken-with-pesto-rice-and.html
Pesto, Italian Chicken, Side Dish, Pesto Rice, Cherry Tomato
02-28-2021

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