Brown Rice, Tomatoes, & Basil

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by LizzyBennet

From Barefoot Contessa

Top Review by everybody

Wow! What an excellent summer recipe. I didn't have rice so I used a lentil/orzo/quinoa pilaf mix instead. This dish highlights garden-fresh basil, and would also be delicious with a little feta.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water to boil, and add the rice and 1 tsp of the salt. Return to a boil, cover, and simmer for 30-40 minutes, until the rice is tender and all the water is absorbed. Transfer the rice to a bowl.
  2. Whisk together the vinegar, sugar, olive oil, remaining tsp of salt, and a pinch of pepper. Pour over the rice. Add the tomatoes and basil. Mix well and check the seasonings. Serve at room temperature.

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