Risi e Bisi


1 small onion, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup white rice
1 cup petite frozen or fresh peas
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
2 tablespoon grated Parmesan


Saute onion in olive oil and set aside. Bring chicken broth to a boil, add rice, cover, and let simmer about 20 minutes, until liquid is absorbed. Add cooked rice to onion and saute briefly, adding more olive oil, if needed. Add peas and cook until just warm. Turn off heat, stir in the parsley and the Parmesan, and serve.


Makes 4 servings, as a side dish.

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