Brown Rice With Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Brown Rice With Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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Brown Rice with Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

This brown rice with garlic can be a hearty side or a light lunch.

Course Main Course
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 8 servings, about 3/4 cup each
Calories 229 kcal


  • 4 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 cup sliced sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 1 (14-oz.) can artichoke hearts packed in water, drained, rinsed
  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • Sea salt (or Himalayan salt) and ground black pepper to taste; optional
  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese
  • 5 medium black olives chopped (for garnish; optional)


  1. Combine rice, bell pepper, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, artichoke hearts, and pine nuts in a large bowl; mix well.
  2. Drizzle with oil and vinegar; toss gently to blend.
  3. Season with salt and pepper if desired.
  4. Arrange greens on a large platter. Top with rice mixture, cheese, and olives (if desired).
Nutrition Facts
Brown Rice with Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 229 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 206mg9%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 6g12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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