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Total Time
4hrs
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs 45 mins

Risi e Bisi (rice and peas) is a classic Italian dish. In the past, it was prepared only on the feast days decreed by Venice's ruler, the Doge.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Saute rice, onions, garlic and bacon in a skillet with the olive oil until bacon is done, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. In saucepan, mix the broths with the water and bring to a boil. Add the Italian seasoning and basil.
  3. Add both mixtures to slow cooker. Cover and cook on low 2-3 hours, until liquid is absorbed.
  4. Stir in peas. Cover and cook 30 minutes more. Stir in cheese.