Long-Grain Rice With Feta, Pistachios, and Mint

Southern Living
Makes 8 servings


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2 tablespoons butter
2 shallots, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup chopped pistachios
3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon pepper


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes

1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add shallots, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in salt and 2 cups water; bring to a boil. Stir in rice; cover, reduce heat to low, and cook 20 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in feta cheese and next 4 ingredients.

Created date

August 2009