Basil Fried Rice


4 people

Cooking Time

30 minutes

Total Time

30 minutes

  • 1 cup white rice uncooked (3 cups cooked)

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 5 basil leaves finely chopped + more for serving

  • 1/2 small yellow onion finely chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic minced

  • 1 large carrot peeled and chopped

  • 1 small crown broccoli chopped into florets

  • 1 cup frozen or canned peas

  • 3 eggs

  • soy sauce to taste

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    1. Cook the rice according to the package instructions. 
    2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil. Add the chopped yellow onion and basil and cook, stirring occasionally for 3 minutes.
    3. Add garlic, carrot, broccoli, and peas and stir well. Cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes, until vegetables begin to soften.
    4. In a separate skillet, lightly scramble the eggs  until cooked.
    5. Add the cooked white rice to the skillet with the vegetables and stir well to combine. Stir in the cooked scrambled eggs.
    6. Drizzle in the soy sauce and serve with fresh basil leaves.
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