Steeped in aromatics and studded with peas, this grain-and-veggie combo is more substantial than a typical side.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Tie together reserved cilantro stems with kitchen twine.Heat oil in a medium pot over medium heat. Cookonion and garlic, stirring occasionally, until tender, about8 minutes. Add chili powder, and season with salt andpepper; cook for 1 minute. Add rice, and stir to coat. Addcilantro-stem bundle and the water; bring to a boil.Reduce heat to low, and gently simmer, covered, until wateris absorbed, about 15 minutes.

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  • Remove from heat, and add peas (do not mix). Cover, andlet stand for 10 minutes. Discard cilantro-stem bundle.Season with salt and pepper. Stir in cilantro leaves.

Reviews (1)

17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
07/19/2010
+Very+good%21+I+didn%27t+have+kitchen+twine+so+I+picked+out+the+stems+with+a+fork+before+adding+the+peas.+Also+couldn%27t+find+fresh+peas+so+I+used+frozen.+Ran+the+frozen+peas+under+some+cold+water+to+defrost+them+and+they+worked+perfectly.