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Rice and Peas

 
Rice and Peas
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An stunning and easy way to dress up rice for an great side-dish using ingredients that we always have on hand. Nice and buttery which keeps the rice grains separate. The sweet peas pop and cooking the rice with onions adds depth of flavour throughout this side-dish.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

45

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

1 cup rice
1 package green peas
frozen
6 tablespoons butter
cup onions
minced
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
minced
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
2 cups water

Directions

Cook peas according to directions, drain well and hold aside.

In heavy sauce pan sauté onion and parsley with ⅔ of the butter (for about 5 minutes).

Add rice and continue to sauté for 5 minutes.

Add water and bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.

Stir peas, salt and remaining butter into rice.

Place on a serving dish and add parmesan cheese.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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over 2 years

An stunning and easy way to dress up rice for an great side-dish using ingredients that we always have on hand. Nice and buttery which keeps the rice grains separate. The sweet peas pop and cooking the rice with onions adds depth of flavour throughout this side-dish.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 179g (6.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 25643% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 19%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 32mg 11%
Sodium 641mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars g
Protein 11g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 5% Iron 6%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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