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Mediterranean Spinach Artichoke Rice with Pine Nuts

Yield Makes 4 main dish (or 6 side dish)

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 oz.) frozen spinach souffle
  • 3 cups Mahatma® or Carolina® Basmati or White Rice, cooked
  • 1 jar (5 oz.) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, lightly toasted

How to Make It

  1. Cook spinach soufflé in microwave according to package directions. Place into a microwave-safe bowl; add rice, chopped artichokes and grated cheese, blending well. Season to taste with salt and pepper; return to microwave and cook on High for 2 to 3 minutes longer, or until heated through, stirring to blend.

    Remove to an attractive serving dish; top with plum tomatoes, and pine nuts.

    Helpful Hints:
    This one can be put together in minutes and is terrific as either a meatless main dish or a tasty side dish served with rosemary grilled lamb chops.