Parmesan Rice and Peas with Bacon

Start healthy habits early in your child's life. Kids are never too young to hear about the importance of fruits and vegetables and other ways to eat well; take them on walks or find other ways to be active and practice portion control.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
slices bacon, chopped
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
cup uncooked long-grain regular rice
2
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32 oz carton)
1
cup Green Giant™ frozen sweet peas, thawed
3/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/8
teaspoon pepper
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp. Stir in onion. Cook about 1 minute, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender.
  • 2 Stir in rice until well coated with bacon drippings. Stir in broth. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to low. Cover and simmer about 20 minutes or until rice is tender and broth is absorbed.
  • 3 Gently stir in peas. Cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until peas are hot; remove from heat. Stir in cheese and pepper.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
430mg
430%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.