All Year Christmas Rice

  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

3cups water
1cup white wine
1tablespoon chicken base (or bouillon)
1large onion, chopped
2cups long grain rice
2cups shredded Parmesan cheese
1cup frozen peas, thawed
1-- (7-ounce) jar roasted red peppers, drained and diced
2cloves garlic, minced

Instructions

  1. Place water, wine, chicken base, and chopped onion in a 4-quart saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil. Add rice and reduce heat to a simmer and cover with tight fitting lid. Simmer rice for 20 minutes. Remove lid and fluff rice.
  2. Add Parmesan cheese, peas, red peppers, and garlic. Stir until cheese is melted and well incorporated. Garnish with fresh chopped parsley if desired.

Recipe by Michelle Plummer, MS, RD, CD, Indiana. Reprinted with permission from the American Dietetic Association's Cooking Healthy Across America (Wiley, 2004).

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 310
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 680mg
  • Carbohydrate 42g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Protein 13g
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