Pesto rice with crumbled cottage cheese Recipe

Pesto rice with crumbled cottage cheese is a flavorful and creamy dish that combines the freshness of pesto with the richness of cottage cheese. The rice is cooked to perfection and then mixed with a homemade pesto sauce, which adds a burst of herbaceous flavor. The crumbled cottage cheese adds a creamy and slightly tangy element to the dish, making it a satisfying and delicious meal.

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Ingredients for Pesto rice with crumbled cottage cheese Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Rice
  • 1/2 cup Fresh Basil Leaves
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic
  • 0.06 cup Pine Nuts
  • 0.06 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 0.06 cup Olive Oil
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • 1/4 cup Crumbled Cottage Cheese

Directions: Pesto Rice With Crumbled Cottage Cheese Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the rice according to package instructions.
  • STEP 2.In a blender, combine fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil. Blend until smooth to make the pesto sauce.
  • STEP 3.In a pan, heat some olive oil and add the cooked rice. Stir in the pesto sauce and cook for a few minutes until well combined.
  • STEP 4.Crumble the cottage cheese and sprinkle it over the pesto rice. Stir gently to incorporate the cheese into the dish.
  • STEP 5.Serve the pesto rice with crumbled cottage cheese hot and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • You can use any type of rice for this recipe, such as white rice, brown rice, or even wild rice.
  • Feel free to adjust the amount of pesto sauce and cottage cheese according to your taste preferences.
  • For added flavor, you can toast the pine nuts before blending them with the other pesto ingredients.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover pesto rice with crumbled cottage cheese can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, simply microwave the dish until heated through, or heat it in a pan on the stovetop.
  • Serve the pesto rice as a main dish or as a side dish with grilled chicken or roasted vegetables.
Nutrition
value
183
calories per serving
12 g Fat9 g Protein8 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    8g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    8g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    264mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    2925mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    73mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    25mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    67mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    158mg
  • Selenium
    8mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp