Herb and Scallion Rice

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
50 mins

Cooking the rice in a puree of fresh cilantro, mint, and scallions adds a little zest and a vibrant green hue.


  • 1 ⅔ cups water

  • ½ cup packed fresh cilantro

  • ¼ cup packed fresh mint

  • 2 scallions, chopped

  • 1 garlic clove

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 cup jasmine rice

  • Coarse salt


  1. Puree water, cilantro, mint, scallions, and garlic in a blender until smooth.

  2. Heat oil in a small saucepan over high heat. Add rice, and stir to coat. Cook until slightly toasted, 1 to 2 minutes. Add herb puree and 1 teaspoon salt. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low, and cook, covered, for 20 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat, and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork before serving.

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