I love this recipe. I got it from a book I checked out from the library years ago. My apologies, I can't remember the title. I haven't had this dish in awhile - I think it's time to add these ingredients to our shopping list!
Parmesan Rice and Peas with Bacon
Prep time: 10 min Start to Finish: 45 Minutes Yield: 8
2 slices bacon, chopped
1 med onion, chopped (½ cup)
1 c uncooked long-grain regular rice
1 can (14 oz) chicken broth
½ c water
1 c frozen baby sweet peas, thawed
¾ c grated parmesan cheese
1/8 tsp pepper
1. In 2-quart saucepan, cook bacon over medium heat 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally until crisp. Stir in onion. Cook stirring occasionally until tender.
2. Stir in rice until well coated with bacon drippings. Stir in broth and water. 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 1-2 minutes or until peas are hot; remove from heat. Stir in cheese and pepper.
1 Serving: Calories: 160 (Cal from fat 40); Total Fat: 4.5g (Sat fat 2g); Cholesterol: 10mg; Sodium:430mg; Total Carbs: 24g (Dietary Fiber: 1g, Sugar 2g); Protein: 8g.