Brown Rice, Tomatoes, and Basil

Brown Rice, Tomato, and Basil

Brown Rice, Tomatoes, and Basil

4 SmartPoints per serving on WW Freestyle
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: Rice
Servings: 6


  • 1 cup Texmati Light Brown Rice uncooked
  • 2 tsp kosher salt divided
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch black pepper freshly ground
  • 1 pound ripe tomatoes large-diced
  • 1 cup packed fresh basil leaves chopped


  • Bring 2 1/4 cups water to a boil and add the rice and 1 teaspoon of the salt. Return to a boil, cover, and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes, until the rice is tender and all the water is absorbed. Transfer the rice to a bowl.
  • Whisk together the vinegar, sugar, olive oil, remaining teaspoon of salt, and a pinch of pepper. Pour over the rice. Add the tomatoes and basil. Mix well and check the seasonings. Serve at room temperature.

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