Green Rice and Peas

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 28 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 18 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups long grain white rice

2 cups vegetable or chicken stock

2/3 cup water

1 cup frozen green peas

Juice of 1 lemon

1 large clove garlic, grated or pasted

1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Salt and pepper

1 cup basil

1 cup flat leaf parsley

1 small bunch tarragon, leaves stripped

Directions

  1. Put the rice, stock and water in a pot, bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook 18 minutes. Put the peas in bowl to defrost while the rice cooks.
  2. Whisk together the lemon juice, garlic and extra-virgin olive oil; add to a blender with the basil, parsley and tarragon and puree.
  3. Fluff the rice with a fork and add to the bowl with the peas. Pour the dressing over the top and toss to combine; serve or chill.

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