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venetian rice

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Lynette !
Gulf Breeze, FL

Rice is a staple at my this version with the heartiness of bacon. Much more than a simple side dish.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For venetian rice

  • 4 slice
    bacon, chopped
  • 1 sm
    onion, minced
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 10 oz
    package frozen english peas, thawedf
  • 3/4 c
    long-grain rice, uncooked
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 dash
  • 1/2 c
    parmesan cheese, grated

How To Make venetian rice

  • 1
    Cook the bacon in a medium skillet until crispy; remove bacon, discarding drippings. Drain the bacon on paper towels; set aside.
  • 2
    Saute onion in butter in the skillet over medium heat until tender. Add the peas and rice; stir well. Add the chicken broth, salt, and pepper. Stir well.
  • 3
    Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes or until the rice is tender and the liquid is absorbed. Add the reserved bacon and Parmesan cheese, and stir well. Serve immediately.