Rice and Peas

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Elizabeth Fullerton

Easy to make side dish. It goes well with chicken.

Top Review by LainieBug

Very good! I used Smart Balance Light instead of butter and added more than the recipe calls for because I like buttery rice. I was also out of parmesan and opted to sprinkle the top with fat-free cheddar. Loved the peas and bacon in it and it was hard to stop eating this rice.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups cooked rice (white, yellow, or aborio)
  • 1 cup frozen peas or 1 cup fresh peas
  • 2 slices cooked bacon, crumbled (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients and stir.
  2. Serve with sprinkled Parmesan cheese on top.

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