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Peas and Rice with Prosciutto

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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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Health Score:
82 / 100
very easy
35 min.

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Nutritional values

Sweet peas also belong to the group of peas, and they are one of the best sources of vitamin B1. Anyone who does a lot of sport or is regularly under stress needs a lot of the "nerve vitamin", which is also involved in energy production. The tasty Italian pea rice also contains many other important B vitamins!

If the Parma ham has a rich fat edge and you want to do without these superfluous fat calories: Just remove the edge before you process the ham.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie452 cal.(22 %)
Protein19 g(19 %)
Fat14 g(12 %)
Carbohydrates61 g(41 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage6 g(20 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0.1 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E0.8 mg(7 %)
Vitamin K31.6 μg(53 %)
Vitamin B₁0.8 mg(80 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin8.8 mg(73 %)
Vitamin B₆0.5 mg(36 %)
Folate34.3 μg(11 %)
Pantothenic acid1.5 mg(25 %)
Biotin8.3 μg(18 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.8 μg(27 %)
Vitamin C18 mg(19 %)
Potassium465 mg(12 %)
Calcium167 mg(17 %)
Magnesium60 mg(20 %)
Iron4 mg(27 %)
Iodine10 μg(5 %)
Zinc3.2 mg(40 %)
Saturated fatty acids7 g
Uric acid242 mg
Cholesterol4 mg
Complete sugar3 g
Development of this recipe:


9 ozs Wild rice
5 ozs Snow peas
1 pc Parmesan (about 40 grams)
4 ozs Prosciutto
3 sprigs Basil
1 onion
1 garlic clove
2 Tbsps Cultured butter (about 30 grams)
11 ozs petite Peas (frozen)
¾ cup vegetable stock
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Snow peaParmesanBasilsaltoniongarlic clove

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.