Cheese Rich Rice with Peas

L'ANTRO DELL'ALCHIMISTA
6Ingredients
45Minutes
720Calories

Description

Baked rice is a refreshing change of pace from the usual steamed rice as a side dish at dinner, especially when it is well seasoned, as here, and forms a wonderful crust during baking. Saffron gives the rice a welcome bit of color, too, while a blen…

of cheeses and butter binds the rice and imparts richness to the dish. You can use a mix of gorgonzola, parmesan, and mozzarella, or other cheeses that you have on hand.

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Ingredients

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  • 500 grams short-grain rice
  • 60 grams butter (melted with 4 sage leaves)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 500 grams cheeses (mixed, mild cheese, gorgonzola, grated parmesan, fresh cheese cut into small pieces)
  • peas
  • saffron (Powdered, dissolved in a little water)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 200C.
    2. Cook the rice in a stockpot full of boiling salted water with a handful of peas until ‘al dente,’ then drain.
    3. Add the cheeses and the butter, the chopped garlic, and the saffron.
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    NutritionView More

    720Calories
    Sodium24% DV580mg
    Fat55% DV36g
    Protein55% DV28g
    Carbs23% DV69g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories720Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat36g55%
    Saturated Fat23g115%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol110mg37%
    Sodium580mg24%
    Potassium190mg5%
    Protein28g55%
    Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate69g23%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C10%
    Calcium60%
    Iron25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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