Recipe
Earthy Mushroom Royal® Basmati Rice with Lemon Almond Pesto

Earthy Mushroom Royal® Basmati Rice with Lemon Almond Pesto

  • Servings: 4
  • Total Time:

Work some fiber and protein into your next meal with our Earthy Mushroom Royal® Basmati Rice with Lemon Almond Pesto recipe! 

Ingredients

For the Rice

For the Lemon Pesto

  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 fresh lemons, juiced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ¼ Cup GrapeOla Grapeseed Oil
  • ½ cup unsalted almonds
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves
  • ½ cup parsley leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. In a medium pot with a tight fitting lid, bring the water to a boil. Add rice and salt, cover and reduce heat to low. Cook for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  2. While the rice is cooking prepare the pesto. Add ingredients into a blender or food processor and pulse until smooth. Set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a stockpot over medium. Add chopped onion and mushrooms and cook, stirring, 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Add cooked rice and toss everything together with the pesto. Serve immediately.