Buttered Rice with Peas

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

1
cup uncooked instant brown rice
1 1/4
cups water
2
tablespoons butter
1
orange, red or yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
1
cup frozen sweet peas (from 12-oz bag)
2
medium green onions, thinly sliced (2 tablespoons)
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Directions

Directions

  • 1 Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add bell pepper; cook about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pepper begins to soften. Add peas and onions. Cook about 3 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until bell pepper is crisp-tender and peas are thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Add cooked rice to skillet with vegetables; stir to combine. Stir in Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Serve rice with a poached or sunny-side up egg on top for a meatless meal.

Add cooked chicken, shrimp or beef for extra protein.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
342.9
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9.3g
14%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
26%
Cholesterol
20.1mg
7%
Sodium
689.3mg
29%
Total Carbohydrate
54.5g
18%
Dietary Fiber
7.2g
29%
Sugars
9.3g
Protein
11.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
99.10%
99%
Calcium
14.70%
15%
Iron
12.80%
13%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.