Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 34 minutesThis rice dish is similar to risotto, but it has a little more liquid and requires a lot less attention. You may use fresh peas when available, but we tested this recipe with frozen green peas, which are available year-round. If you purchase lemon-infused oil for this recipe, be sure to use the oil to also make Charred Cauliflower.

Lorrie Corvin
Recipe by Oxmoor House

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Yield:
7 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring broth to a boil in a large saucepan; reduce heat to a very low simmer.

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes. Add rice; cook 2 minutes. Add about two-thirds of hot broth, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add remaining broth; simmer an additional 5 minutes or until rice is tender. Stir in peas, cheese, salt, and pepper.

  • Risi e Bisi (REE-see eh BEE-see), or "rice and peas" is a classic Venetian dish served in spring when baby green peas have just been harvested.

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Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

148 calories; fat 2.4g; saturated fat 0.7g; protein 6.4g; carbohydrates 26.6g; fiber 2.3g; cholesterol 2mg; iron 0.4mg; sodium 494mg; calcium 45mg.