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Risi E Bisi With Ham

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Ingredients
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon, divided (Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Diced onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Boiled ham 4 1⁄2 Ounce
  Converted enriched rice 2 Ounce
For garnish
  Parsley sprigs 1
  Peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Ounce
Directions

MAKING
1. In a 1 1/2- or 2-quart saucepan, place the 2 teaspoons margarine
2. Heat the margarine over medium heat till it is bubbly and melted
3. Add onion to the pan and sauté till transparent
4. Add the ham, rice and peas to the pan and cook on gentle heat till the rice is opaque and transparent. This will take about two minutes
5. Add broth to the pan and bring it to a boil
6. Reduce the heat of the pan and simmer on low heat till all the liquid is completely absorbed
7. Remove the pan from the heat
8. Add in the cheese and stir well
9. Add the rest of the margarine and mix well again
10. Transfer to the serving dish

SERVING
11. Garnish with parsley
12. Serve hot immediately

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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