Pesto Rice with Feta

1 cup brown rice, cooked
1 tablespoon pesto (or according to taste)*
1 handful of arugula leaves, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon mixed roasted seeds
1 tablespoon crumbled feta

Thyme Spinach Pesto
1/4 cup fresh thyme leaves
1 cup spinach leaves
1 cup walnuts or pine nuts, chopped
1/2 cup olive oil
salt and pepper to taste

* any green herb pesto will do here.

Serves 1
Cook rice according to instructions. Stir pesto into warm rice. Fold in the arugula. Sprinkle with roasted seeds and feta. Ready to serve.

Thyme Spinach Pesto

Combine thyme and spinach leaves and nuts and blend in a food processor until it becomes a smooth paste. Slowly blend in the olive oil (only taking a small amounts at a time) until fully incorporated. Season with salt and pepper.

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