Quick rice and peas

2013-08-28T00:00:00Z Quick rice and peas Arizona Daily Star
August 28, 2013 12:00 am

Quick Rice and Peas

Makes: 2 servings

  • 1/2 cup long-grain white rice
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Bring a large pot with 2 to 3 quarts of water to a boil. Add rice and boil, uncovered, about 8 minutes. Add peas and continue to boil 2 minutes. Test a grain; rice should be cooked through, but not soft.

Drain and place in a bowl. Mix in oil and salt and pepper to taste.

Per serving: 264 calories (17 percent from fat), 5.1 g fat (0.5 g saturated, 3.0 g monounsaturated), no cholesterol, 7.1 g protein, 46.9 g carbohydrates, 3.6 g fiber, 83 mg sodium.

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