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Peas and Rice with Prosciutto

and Parmesan

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Peas and Rice with Prosciutto

Peas and Rice with Prosciutto - Borrowing from the Venetian cuisine: Risi bisi the modern way

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452
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35 min.
Preparation
very easy
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Ingredients

for 4 servings
9 ounces Wild rice mix
Salt
5 ounces Snow pea
1 piece Parmesan cheese (about 40 grams)
4 ounces Prosciutto
3 sprigs Basil
1 Onion
1 Garlic clove
2 tablespoons Cultured butter (about 30 grams)
11 ounces petite Peas (frozen)
¾ cup Vegetable stock
Pepper
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot (with lid), 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Pot, 1 Sieve, 1 Fine grater, 1 Tablespoon, 1 large Skillet (with lid), 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Peeler

Preparation steps

Step 1/7
Peas and Rice with Prosciutto preparation step 1

Cook wild rice mix according to package directions in salted water. Meanwhile, trim snow peas, rinse and cut in half crosswise.

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Peas and Rice with Prosciutto preparation step 2

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook snow peas for less than 1 minute. Drain, rinse briefly under running cold water and drain again.

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Peas and Rice with Prosciutto preparation step 3

Finely grate half of the Parmesan. Cut prosciutto into bite-sized pieces. Rinse basil, shake dry, pluck off the leaves and cut into pieces.

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Peas and Rice with Prosciutto preparation step 4

Peel the onion and garlic and chop finely. Heat the butter in a large skillet. Sauté onion and garlic until translucent.

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Peas and Rice with Prosciutto preparation step 5

Add frozen peas and 150 ml (approximately 5 ounces) of broth to the skillet, bring to a boil, cover and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes.

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Peas and Rice with Prosciutto preparation step 6

Drain the rice in a sieve. Add to the skillet with snow peas and grated cheese. Season with salt and pepper.

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Peas and Rice with Prosciutto preparation step 7

Add prosciutto and basil leaves and fold into the rice. If desired, mix in a little broth. Shave remaining Parmesan with a potato peeler, sprinkle over the rice and serve.

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