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Yummy Summer Side Dish!

Yummy Summer Side Dish!

Posted by Michele Zagorski on 4th Sep 2015

So, it's summer, the tomatoes are growing like crazy, and the basil...and you're running out of ideas of what to make with it.  Here's an easy, but gorgeous to-die-for side dish: Pesto Rice!

All you have to do is make your rice as usual, but put some pesto in the water as it cooks.  Use as much as you like, but a good rule of thumb is 1/2 cup of pesto for every cup of rice. When it's done, you arrange it nicely in a pretty dish or on a platter(I used a lasagna dish)...

Then chop up your fresh garden tomatoes, a few fresh basil leaves, and some green onions.  Mix them up, and pour over the top of the rice.  Easy and delicious!

And voila...