Rice With Herb Pesto and Feta

Rice with Herb Pesto and Feta By: Chef Emerald Coleman


  • 2oz. {}Mixed Herbs (marjoram, parsley,thyme, chives, basil)
  • 2Tbsp. Pine nuts
  • 12 Walnuts
  • 1 Fresh Red chile, seeded
  • 1CloveGarlic
  • 1/4CupExtra virgin olive oil
  • 1Lb. {}Grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 1/2 CupsLong grain rice
  • 4 oz. {}Feta cheese, small cubes


1. Cook rice according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water to stop cooking process.

2. In the bowl of a small food processor, place the herbs, pine nuts, walnuts, chile, and garlic. Process for about 15 seconds

3. Place in a large bowl and add oil while stirring.

4. Add the tomatoes and season with salt.

5. Add rice and Feta to tomato/pesto mixture and toss well to mix.