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Ligurian Style Rice with Peas & Pesto

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  • Vegetarian
  • Vegetarian
  • Stovetop
  • Sides & Stuffing
  • Ready Rice
  • Global Inspired Recipes
  • 15 - 30 MIN
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  • Servings
    6
  • Prep
    15–30 minutes
  • Nutty

    Nutty

About This Dish

This delicioso recipe is inspired by the flavors of northern Italy. Bring a taste of Italy to your dinner table in just 20 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 
  • 1 small red onion, finely diced 
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped 
  • 2 cups frozen peas 
  • 1 pouch UNCLE BEN’S® READY WHOLE GRAIN MEDLEY™ Brown & Wild 
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup pesto 
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano 

Instructions

  1. Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add extra-virgin olive oil, onion and garlic and sauté, stirring constantly for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the peas, contents of rice pouch, season with salt and pepper, cover pan with tight-fitting lid and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and let stand 3 minutes. Stir in pesto, replace lid and allow to stand 1 minute. Sprinkle with cheese and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Amount per serving (6 total)

Calories: 290
Total Fat: 18g 28%
Saturated Fat: 4.5g 23%
Trans Fat: 0
Sodium: 450mg 19%
Carbohydrates: 21g 7%
Dietary Fiber: 4g 16%
Sugars: 1g
Protein: 9g
 
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