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Lime-Herb Rice

 

Prep time:                        10 minutes

Cooking time:                18 minutes

Yields:                                    8 people

 

Ingredients: 

1 1/2 cups long-grain rice
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon kosher salt
Juice of 2 limes
1/2 cup parsley
1/2 cup cilantro
1/2 cup pine nuts

 

Directions: 

1. Bring 3 cups of water and 1/2 a teaspoon kosher salt to a boil.  Add the rice, cover, and reduce heat to a simmer.  Cook for 18 minutes. Take the lid off and let sit for 5 minutes.

2. While the rice is resting, place the parsley, cilantro, and garlic cloves into the bowl of a food processor. While running the food processor or Vitamix, drizzle in the olive oil and lime juice. Season with the remaining salt.

3. Lightly toast the pine nuts in a pan, making sure not to burn them.

4. Toss the rice with the herb mixture. Stir in the toasted pine nuts.

 

Notes: 

Credit:          The Pioneer Woman Cooks