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Black Rice with Peas and Parsley

Serves 4-6

The contrast of the bright green from the peas and parsley with the black rice creates a visually stunning dish that is sure to please everyone.


  • 1 cup black rice cooked in chicken broth according to package instructions

  • 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced

  • 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 cup frozen baby peas

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

  • Salt and pepper to taste


Lightly toast the black rice in the olive oil and then add the fresh garlic. Stir continuously over medium heat until the garlic gets fragrant (about 1 minute). Add 2 cups of chicken broth and cook rice according to the package instructions.  When done, add the frozen peas and parsley to the rice and cover the pot until the peas are thawed and heated through. Mix gently and serve.

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