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Rice and Green Pea Side Dish

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


  • 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


  • Place all ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice is tender.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 165 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • pajamaangel
    Apr 18, 2014

    This was just a goopy mess

  • 2princesses2luv
    Jun 14, 2013

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

  • Joscy
    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.