Pine Nut and Basil Rice

Pine Nut and Basil Rice Healthy Recipe

2 Servings 30 min Cook

Macros/Serving: 266 Calories
Tags:vegan | soup


2/3 Cup Water
2 Tsp Olive Oil
1/4 Cup Pine Nuts
1/3 Cup White Rice
1 Cup leaves, whole Basil


In a 1 1/2-quart heavy saucepan cook pine nuts in oil over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until golden, about 2 minutes.

With a slotted spoon transfer pine nuts to a bowl.

Add rice to oil in pan and cook over moderately low heat, stirring, 1 minute.

Add water and bring to a boil.

Cover rice and cook over very low heat until water is absorbed and rice is tender, about 18 minutes.

Remove pan from heat and let rice stand, undisturbed, 5 minutes.

Finely chop basil.

Fluff rice with a fork and stir in basil, pine nuts, and salt and pepper to taste.