Basil Pesto Rice
This Basil Pesto Rice is a beautiful and delicious side dish sure to impress company.
Cajun Country Rice,
quartered and seasoned to taste with salt and pepper
fresh basil leaves
Cook 100% Louisiana rice according to package directions.
To make the pesto, place the basil, garlic and 1/4 cup pine nuts in a food processor or blender and process until finely chopped.
Add the olive oil and salt and blend until smooth.
If it is too thick, thin with a little more oil.
In a bowl, mix the pesto sauce with enough rice to suit your preference.
Add tomatoes and remaining pine nuts and mix well.
Basil Pesto Rice,
September 18, 2012 (https://cajuncountryrice.com/recipes/basil-pesto-rice/)