Brown Rice Pesto Pilaf

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
2 h 25 min 1
Brown Rice Pesto Pilaf
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1 medium mushroom(s) Portobello mushroom
1 1/2 tbsp Water (for marinade)
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil (for marinade)
2 tbsp Balsamic vinegar (for marinade)
1 tsp Honey (for marinade)
1/2 tsp Thyme, fresh (or oregano, for marinade)
1/2 cup Brown rice, medium-grain, cooked
2 tbsp Basil pesto (or pesto of choice)
1 tbsp Balsamic vinegar
1/4 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice
3 tbsp Feta cheese
1/2 medium Tomato (diced)


  1. Prepare the mushroom and marinade. Wash and pinch off the stem of the Portobello.
  2. For the marinade, combine olive oil, vinegar, honey, and thyme with water. Season with salt and pepper. Whisk together, put in a ziplock bag, and add the mushroom. Marinate for two hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 450F (230C). Transfer entire contents into a shallow baking dish and bake for 25 minutes.
  4. Cut the Portobello mushroom into cubes.
  5. Add the pesto, balsamic vinegar, and lemon to the brown rice and mix thoroughly. Mix in mushroom, feta cheese, and tomato.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 537
Calories from fat 320
Calories from saturated fat 77
Total Fat 36 g
Saturated Fat 8.5 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 15.6 g
Cholesterol 25.0 mg
Sodium 751 mg
Potassium 578 mg
Total Carbohydrate 46 g
Dietary Fiber 4.1 g
Sugars 17.8 g
Protein 9.9 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 0.9
Milk Alternative 0.6
Vegetables 1.2

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