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Brown Rice with Peas

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 10 minutes. Make nutty-tasting brown rice a staple in your kitchen--it has twice the fiber of white rice.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cups water
  • 1 cup instant brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's)
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons preshredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 130
  • caloriesfromfat 17 %
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 4.6 g
  • carbohydrate 22.3 g
  • fiber 2.8 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 0.8 mg
  • sodium 161 mg
  • calcium 32 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine water and rice in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is tender.

  2. Stir in green peas and remaining ingredients.

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