Easy Rice and Peas
Even folks who aren't fond of vegetables will gobble up this simple-to-prepare side dish. For even more color, toss in some chopped frozen carrots.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 2 cups water
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups uncooked instant rice
- 1 cup frozen peas
- Bring water, butter and salt to a boil in a large saucepan. Add rice and peas. Cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5-7 minutes or until all of the water is absorbed.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 233 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 662mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Easy Rice and Peas in Country Woman March/April 1995