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Confetti Rice

Rated as 3.82 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very good low-fat recipe. Diced sweet red and green pepper--along with green peas and fresh parsley--add bright color to the simple rice dish. --Dorothy Bayes of Sardis, Ohio"
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Ingredients

30 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large saucepan, combine the first six ingredients. Bring to a boil. Stir in sweet peppers. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until rice is tender. Remove from the heat. Stir in peas. Cover and let stand for about 5 minutes or until heated through and liquid is absorbed. Stir in parsley.

Footnotes

  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 144 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 294 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable.

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Most helpful positive review

This gorgeous rice side dish is more colorful than flavorful but I'm not complaining - that's exactly what I had in mind. I was after a rice that was subtle and took a back seat to my more rob...

Most helpful critical review

Tastes pretty good, but I found the texture to be a lot mushier than I would like.

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This gorgeous rice side dish is more colorful than flavorful but I'm not complaining - that's exactly what I had in mind. I was after a rice that was subtle and took a back seat to my more rob...

Be assured, this makes a lot. It's surprising the amount of rice 1 cup worth puffs up to. Also, the amount of chicken broth used turned my rice a little salty, but overall it wasn't too bad. Use...

An easy and appealing to the eye recipe. I think next time I will omit the green pepper and substitute yellow pepper. I will also add some garlic powder to make it tastier. There are many variat...

A nice way to change up plain ole rice.

Very tasty, but a little bland for our tastes. I think next time I'll add a little lemon zest or juice to this. It went very well with our baked tilapia.

This was delicious, I only used the red pepper and it added a fresh flavour. Added the frozen peas once I took it off the heat and stirred. A nice change from plain rice and certainly something ...

Very versatile recipe. I didn't have broth so I used 2 cups of water and 2 bulion cubes and omited the salt. I also wanted a southwestern flavor so I omited the oregano and used cilantro inste...

I would make this again. I wanted a nice light rice to make with my pork tenderloins and this fit the bill. I followed the directions,but using yellow and red peppers instead of green and red....

Tastes pretty good, but I found the texture to be a lot mushier than I would like.