Mediterranean Rice with Feta, Mint and Olives
A light refreshing side dish made with a Spanish-seasoned rice mixture, basil, lemon, feta cheese, kalamata olives, mint and cucumber.Yield: 12 Servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
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1. In large pot, bring water to a boil over high heat; add basil.
Stir in rice and seasoning packet, return to a boil, reduce heat, cover and let simmer over low heat 18-20 minutes, or until rice is cooked through and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat and let stand 5-10 minutes before fluffing with a fork and using as directed.
2. Mix olive oil and lemon juice and toss with warm rice to completely coat.
3. Gently fold in remaining ingredients until mixed in completely. Use scoop to serve. Serve with roasted or grilled poultry, beef, lamb or pork.