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Mint Rice in a white bowl.

Mint Rice

This mint and feta cheese rice is simple delicious. Perfect as a side dish.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese, mint
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 197kcal
Author Maike


  • 1 cup rice basmati
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil extra virgin
  • ½ medium onion chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 16 ounces broth chicken or vegetable
  • ½ cup Feta cheese diced
  • 3 tablespoons mint minced


  • Heat olive oil in a medium sized Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add chopped onions and minced garlic and sauté for about 5 minutes until translucent and soft.
  • Add rice and cook for one minute. Add broth and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for about 20 minutes or until all the liquids have dissolved.
  • Meanwhile finely mince fresh mint and cut the Feta cheese into ¼ inch cubes.
  • Remove the rice from the oven and use a fork to fluff the rice. Add minced mint and Feta cheese and combine well. - Serve and Enjoy.


Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 445mg | Potassium: 71mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 1mg