Quick Risi e Bisi (Italian Rice and Peas)

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Quick Risi e Bisi (Italian Rice and Peas)

Quick Risi e Bisi (Italian Rice and Peas)
3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1½ cups long grain rice
2 cups fresh (or frozen and thawed) peas
1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup pine nuts toasted
1/4 cup snipped fresh basil

Bring 3 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in 1½ cups long grain rice. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 20 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes, then stir in 2 cups fresh or frozen and thawed peas, 1/4 cup each: shredded Parmesan cheese, toasted pine nuts and snipped fresh basil. Season to taste with salt and pepper and top with additional basil, if you like.

Makes 6 to 8 servings. 

Nutritional Information:
Serving Size (231g), Servings Per Container 7, 6 points, Calories 340, Calories from Fat 40% Daily Value, Total Fat 4.5g 7%, Saturated Fat 1g 5%, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 5mg 2%, Sodium 390mg 16%, Total Carbohydrate 67g 22%, Dietary Fiber 2g 8%, Sugars 2g,Protein 9g, Vitamin A 20%, Vitamin C 10%, Calcium 6%, Iron 20%


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