Nutty Brown Rice

A delicious brown rice recipe with toasted pecans to increase the nuttiness. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword brown rice, nutty brown rice, rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 261kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 2 C brown rice
  • 4 C water
  • 1/2 C chopped and toasted pecans
  • 1-2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 C freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  • Add rice to boiling water
  • Place a double layer of paper towel between the pan and the lid
  • Cover and turn down to simmer for about 25-30 minutes or until rice is cooked
  • Toast pecans in 1-2 Tbsp olive oil just until brown
  • Add toasted pecans and shredded cheese into rice and stir


Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 55IU | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 1.1mg