Walnut Rice

Walnut Rice Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro
Just a touch of toasted walnut oil, a sprinkling of chopped fresh herbs, and a handful of nuts transform simple rice into a special side dish.


8 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 243
Caloriesfromfat 30 %
Fat 8 g
Satfat 0.8 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 5.3 g
Protein 4.1 g
Carbohydrate 38 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 2.3 mg
Sodium 300 mg
Calcium 22 mg


2 3/4 cups water
1/4 cup dry white wine
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups uncooked long-grain rice
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/4 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
2 tablespoons toasted walnut oil
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Bring first 3 ingredients to a boil in a medium saucepan; add rice. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Stir in parsley, walnuts, walnut oil, and pepper.

Julianna Grimes,

Cooking Light

September 2008
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