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Sunny's Nunya Business Instant Rice and Pesto

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1 tablespoon olive oil

1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into small dice

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

4 cups prepared ready-to-eat instant rice, such as Uncle Ben's Ready Rice (from about three 8.5-ounce packages)

1/2 cup store-bought basil and pine nut pesto 

1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted 


  1. In a pan over medium heat, add the olive oil, bell peppers, a pinch of salt and a few grinds of black pepper. Saute until the peppers are just slightly tender, about 4 minutes.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together the rice, bell peppers, pesto and pine nuts. Serve warm.