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Pesto Rice

Pesto Rice

Sprinkled with pine nuts and shredded chicken, this Italian-inspired rice is sure to be a family favorite.

YIELDS

6 (1/2 cup) servings

PREP TIME

15 minutes

COOK TIME

9 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups cooked long_grain_brown_rice
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto, plus extra for garnish
  • 1 cup chicken, cooked and shredded
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, plus extra for garnish

INSTRUCTIONS

In a skillet over low heat, add rice and water; stir. Cover and steam rice 4 to 5 minutes. 

Stir in pesto, shredded chicken and pine nuts. Heat, uncovered, an additional 3 to 4 minutes until the chicken is heated through.  

Serve with a dollop of pesto and a few pine nuts sprinkled on top.