Pesto Brown Rice Bowl Recipe

Pesto Brown Rice Bowl Recipe

Prep Time

3 minutes

Cook Time

8 minutes



Made with steamed asparagus, Kalamata olives, pesto hummus, and garlic – This fiber-filled grain bowl is sure to fill you up and keep you healthy, all while being delicious and simple to make.

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  • 1/2 cup steamed brown rice - we use the Annie Chun's sprouted brown rice bowls that take 1 minute to cook
  • 1 cup steamed asparagus
  • 4 kalamata olives, sliced
  • Sprinkle shredded parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon nut-free pesto hummus
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest


  • 1 Gently steam the asparagus, meanwhile, mix together the oil, hummus, minced garlic, + lemon zest in a small bowl
  • 2 Steam the rice + put it on a plate, then top it with the chopped olives + shredded parmesan. Drizzle the dressing atop, then lightly mix together, + enjoy!



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