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Easy Rice and Peas

Even folks who aren't fond of vegetables will gobble up this simple-to-prepare side dish. For even more color, toss in some chopped frozen carrots.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 1 cup frozen peas


  • Bring water, butter and salt to a boil in a large saucepan. Add rice and peas. Cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5-7 minutes or until all of the water is absorbed.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 233 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 662mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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