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Rice and Green Pea Side Dish Recipe
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Rice and Green Pea Side Dish Recipe

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This recipe combines two of my family's favorite foods-peas and rice. The ingredients may be simple, but the colorful combination is unbeatable.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1 medium carrot, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free herb seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 165 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 200 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.


  1. Place all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice is tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Rice and Green Pea Side Dish in Country Woman November/December 1990, p37

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Reviewed Apr. 18, 2014

"This was just a goopy mess"

Reviewed Jun. 14, 2013

"I didn't have frozen peas so I put broccoli in instead. Very quick & yummy!"

Reviewed Jun. 2, 2009

"Since peas are a starchy vegetable, I cut back on them, add more carrot, and throw in zucchini. Very colorful and delicious."

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