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Rice And Green Peas

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Rice and green peas is a vegetable rice recipe prepared with added onion to it. Cooked in chicken broth, the rice and green peas is prepped with cheese and pepper. Serve with a side and enjoy!
  Low sodium chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Unsalted margarine 2 Teaspoon
  Yellow onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Long grain rice 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Green peas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fresh/Frozen)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon

Heat the chicken broth in a small saucepan.
Melt half the margarine in a heavy 10 inch skillet over moderate heat; add the onion and cook, uncovered, until soft about 5 minutes.
Add the rice and peas and cook, stirring, 2 minutes longer.
Add 1/2 cup of the hot chicken broth, reduce the heat to moderately low, and stir until almost all the liquid is absorbed about 3 minutes.
Add the remaining chicken broth, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring after each addition until the liquid is absorbed.
When the rice is tender, remove from the heat and stir in the cheese, pepper, and remaining margarine.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
Rice, Vegetable

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 754 Calories from Fat 143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g26%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.2 mg4.4%

Sodium 381.8 mg15.9%

Total Carbohydrates 124 g41.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.7%

Sugars 4.9 g

Protein 28 g56.4%

Vitamin A 19.6% Vitamin C 48.6%

Calcium 21.9% Iron 18.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Rice And Green Peas Recipe