Black rice with cherry tomato pesto - Recipe

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Black rice with cherry tomato pesto: here is an easy and tasty recipe for a cold dish to be prepared well in advance

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Il black rice with cherry tomato pesto it's a first course tasty to prepare in a short time. Perfect for the summer heat, this one cold dish it can be prepared in advance and is also perfect for your meals away from home.

Based on Venus rice, to be clear the black one, datterini tomatoes, basil e various seeds; this vegan dish rich in nutrients it will be appreciated by young and old. If you have never tried black rice, we invite you to do so, during its cooking it gives off an inviting scent like roasting, and among its properties it boasts mineral salts, vitamins and has a high protein value. When cooked, its grains remain firm and therefore it is perfect for use in the preparation of cold dishes.
Black rice with cherry tomato pesto has a delicate and refreshing flavor, you can easily prepare it several hours in advance thus guaranteeing a healthy, light and balanced dish even when you have little time to devote to the stove.



Index

Ingredients

  • 400 gr of datterini tomatoes
  • 35 gr of sunflower seeds
  • 35 gr of flax seeds
  • 350 gr of Venere rice
  • 2 spoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • Preparation Time:
    5 minutes
  • Cooking time:
    20 minutes
  • Rest time:
    -
  • Dose:
    for 4 people
  • difficulty:
    low

How to prepare the black rice recipe with cherry tomato pesto:

 

  • lavare carefully the tomatoes and basil.
  • Put them away in a food processor and operate it in order to obtain a puree.
  • Add then the sunflower and linseed seeds and also the oil, and continue to grind thus obtaining the tomato pesto.

  • Meantime cook the Venere rice in abundant boiling salted water, and when cooked, drain and cool it under running water.
  • Unire then the rice and the tomato pesto in a large bowl and mix them together, sprinkle with more extra virgin olive oil if necessary.
  • Serve and also serve immediately.

How to store it:

Black rice with cherry tomato pesto can be stored in the refrigerator for a couple of days if stored in special airtight containers.



One more idea:

You can make black rice with cherry tomato pesto even more appetizing by seasoning it at the end of cooking with oil flavored with chilli and rosemary.

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