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Simple Rice and Peas Recipe

Simple Rice and Peas Recipe
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Rice and peas is a dish that is enjoyed around the world, not just in its Caribbean home. Try this universal favourite today.
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Preparation time
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Cooking time
4
Nr of servings
Difficulty Level

Ingredients

  • 350 g Arborio Rice
  • 25 g Freshly grated parmesan
  • Frozen Garden Peas 375g
    Deliciously Tender Garden Peas
  • 25 g Olive Oil
  • 2 Small Shallots
  • 500 ml Vegetable Stock
  • 200 ml White Wine

Method

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add the diced shallots and gently sweat for about 10 minutes until soft.
  2. Stir the arborio rice into the shallots.
  3. Pour in the stock, bring to the boil and stir until completely absorbed.
  4. Finish off by adding the wine, stirring continuously until the rice is tender and it has a creamy consistency. This will take about 20 minutes.
  5. Add the frozen peas and season to taste. Take off the heat once the garden peas are hot.
  6. Sprinkle with grated parmesan to serve.
Serving tip

If you are feeling more adventurous then try adding pomegranate seeds or cashew nuts. There are dozens of variations of this Caribbean favourite.

Nutritional Information

  KCal Fat Sat.fat Sugar Salt
Info per serving 450 9.6 2.4 5.3 1.0
* The nutritional information relating to a prepared statement after serving (190g)
**GDA = Guideline Daily intake based on a food intake of 2,000 kcal. Personal requirements vary depending on age, sex, weight and physical activity.
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