This quick rice is loaded with zesty Mediterranean flavors that are sure to please your taste buds. Try it with aromatic Minute® Ready to Serve Jasmine Rice.
In just 3 steps and 4 minutes, you can put together a lovely Mediterranean-inspired rice bowl that’s packed with flavor! Save this recipe for a tasty meal for one or double the ingredients for a meal to share.
Heat rice according to package directions.
In a small, microwave-safe bowl, toss together mushrooms and pesto. Microwave on HIGH for 60-90 seconds or until mushrooms are tender.
Stir in rice and roasted red peppers. Top with feta.
Use any leftovers in a microwaved omelet or scrambled eggs.
Take your taste buds on a trip to the Mediterranean at mealtime! With a few simple, store-bought ingredients you can add easy international-inspired flavor to your dishes any time.
To ensure you feel full and satisfied, this recipes has a base of aromatic jasmine rice. For a meal for one, use our Minute® Ready to Serve Jasmine Rice which heats up in the microwave in just 1 minute. If you want to double or triple the recipe use our Instant Jasmine Rice in place of the single-serving cups.
To offer a taste of the Mediterranean, we’ve combined mushrooms with Italian jarred pesto sauce. Then, we’ve tossed in roasted red peppers and crumbled Greek feta cheese. The combination of these delicious ingredients makes for a wonderfully simple dish thats bursting with flavor in every bite. If desired, top with seasoned and cooked chicken or another protein of choice.
If you’re looking to keep your meals vegetarian, mushrooms can be a great alternative to meat. Their meaty texture and umami taste work well in all kinds of meals, from this rice bowl to a Creamy Italian Mushroom Rice dish.
Another delicious vegetarian dish is our Rice-Stuffed Eggplant Parmesan.