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Parmesan Rice and Peas with Bacon

parmesan rice and peas with bacon Side Dish
Parmesan Rice and Peas with Bacon
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 8

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.

Updated February 25, 2013
Progresso Broth
Make with
Progresso Broth

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 frozen sweet peas, thawed
  • 3/4
    cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/8
    teaspoon pepper

Steps

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Potassium
120mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
24g
8%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
2g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
8%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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