Sugar Snap Peas and Rice

Sugar Snap Peas and Rice

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... Glam up basic sugar snap peas by sautéing this classic veggie with onion and garlic, then blending in thyme-flavored rice.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:10

Hr:Mins

Makes

6

servings

1 1/2
cups water
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
2/3
cup uncooked regular brown rice
1
teaspoon vegetable oil
1/2
cup chopped onion (1 medium)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
medium red bell pepper, seeded, cut into thin bite-size strips
2
cups Green Giant® SELECT® frozen sugar snap peas
2
tablespoons water
  1. In 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 1/2 cups water, the salt and thyme to boiling. Stir in rice; reduce heat to low. Cover; simmer 45 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring constantly, until onion is tender. Add bell pepper, peas and 2 tablespoons water; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until peas are crisp-tender.
  3. Stir in cooked rice mixture; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
Makes 6 servings (about 3/4 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
You can use regular long-grain white rice instead of the brown rice. Reduce the water to 1 1/3 cups and reduce the cooking time to 15 to 20 minutes.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 15),
  • Total Fat 1 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.