Caprese Brown Rice

  • Author: Erin Alderson
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x



  • 1/2 cup medium grain brown rice
  • 1 cup veggie broth
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon heavy cream


  1. In a sauce pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Saute garlic for 1 minute until fragrant and add in rice. Toast rice for 3 minutes. Pour in broth, tomatoes, and basil, bring to a boil, cover, and reduce to a simmer. Let rice cook for 25-30 until all the water has absorbed and rice is tender. Add in mozzarella and cream, stirring until cheese is melted. To serve, sprinkle fresh basil on top.