5 from 11 votes
Easy Caprese Rice Bowls
Prep Time
3 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 
Just 5 ingredients for these fresh flavored and easy to make Caprese Rice Bowls. Great for busy weeknights, a quick lunch or to make ahead!
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American, Italian
Servings: 2
Calories: 497 kcal
Author: Kylee
Ingredients
  • 1 package VeeTee Long Grain Rice
  • ¼ cup basil pesto
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella balls
OPTIONAL
  • ¼ cup fresh basil leaves.
Directions
  1. ¼ cup fresh basil leaves.
  2. Heat the rice as directed on the package.
  3. Add the heated rice, and the basil pesto to a large bowl and stir to combine (add more if necessary).
  4. Top with cherry tomatoes and fresh mozzarella balls.
  5. Garnish with fresh basil leaves (optional)

  6. Devour.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Easy Caprese Rice Bowls
Amount Per Serving
Calories 497 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 37%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 650mg 27%
Potassium 257mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 30.5%
Vitamin C 21.2%
Calcium 36.1%
Iron 7.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.