Rice and Green Peas

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Lynette !

By
@breezermom

This is great with salmon, chicken, or other fish. Also great as a bed for shrimp or scallop kebobs. From Cooking Light.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • ·
    cooking spray
  • 1/4 c
    shallots, minced
  • 1/4 c
    carrot, diced
  • 3/4 c
    long-grain rice
  • 1 1/2 c
    hot water
  • 1 tsp
    fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    frozen green peas, thawed
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, cut into small pieces

How to Make Rice and Green Peas

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add shallots to pan; sauté for 1 minute or until tender.
  2. Add carrot; sauté 1 minute.
  3. Stir in rice; sauté 2 minutes. Add 1 1/2 cups hot water, thyme, and salt; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 23 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in peas and butter. Let stand for 5 minutes or until peas are thoroughly heated and butter melts.

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About Rice and Green Peas

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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