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Bacon Mushroom And Pea Pesto Rice

If you want to be super quick, you could use precooked rice pouches and microwave to the pack instructions. However you decide to cook this, enjoy! For vegetarian and vegan diets, simple leave out the bacon and cook the mushrooms with vegetable oil instead.

80 g pack pea shoots

100 g peas, blanched and cooled

1 clove garlic, peeled and roughly chopped

2 tbsp parmesan (or vegan alternative)

1 tsp lemon juice

3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

250 g basmati rice

200g bacon, cut into small pieces

25 g butter

250 g mushrooms, sliced

squeeze of lemon (optional)

Pea pesto in the blender

Blanch the peas for a minute or two in boiling water. Drain and cool completely.

In a small food processor, add half the peashoots, cooled peas, parmesan. lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. With the motor running gradually add the oil. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary and set aside.

Bring a pan of water seasoned with 1 tsp of salt to the boil and add the rice, cook for 10 minutes on a medium high heat.

Boil a half filled kettle.

Drain the rice into a colander that will fit into the rice saucepan. put about 2cm of boiling water in the bottom of the pan, then the colander with the rice in, put a lid over the top of the colander and steam for 5-8 minutes on a low heat.

In a frying pan add a splash of vegetable oil, fry the bacon gently until brown. Add the butter and mushrooms, cook on a medium high heat until nicely browned and all the moisture has evaporated. Set aside

When the rice is cooked, tip the water out of the pan, scrape the rice into the warm pan, add the pea pesto and give it all a good stir. Serve in warmed bowls topped with the mushroom, bacon and the remaining pea shoots. Add a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a good grinding of pepper and a squeeze of lemon if using.

Bacon mushroom and pea pesto rice

Mushroom & pea pesto rice

Jules
If you want to be super quick, you could use precooked rice pouches and microwave to the pack instructions. However you decide to cook this, enjoy! For vegetarian and vegan diets, simple leave out the bacon and cook the mushrooms with vegetable oil instead.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 people
Calories 587 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 100 g peas blanched and cooled
  • 80 g pack of peashoots
  • 1 clove garlic peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp grated parmesan (or vegan alternative)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 250 g basmati rice
  • 200 g bacon cut into pieces
  • 25 g butter
  • 250 g mushrooms sliced

Instructions
 

  • In a small food processor, add half the peashoots, cooled peas, parmesan. lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. With the motor running gradually add the oil. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary and set aside.
  • Bring a pan of water seasoned with 1 tsp of salt to the boil and add the rice, cook for 10 minutes on a medium high heat.
  • Boil a half filled kettle.
  • Drain the rice into a colander that will fit into the rice saucepan. put about 2cm of boiling water in the bottom of the pan, then the colander with the rice in, put a lid over the top of the colander and steam for 5-8 minutes on a low heat.
  • In a frying pan add a splash of vegetable oil, fry the bacon gently until brown. Add the butter and mushrooms, cook on a medium high heat until nicely browned and all the moisture has evaporated. Set aside
  • When the rice is cooked, tip the water out of the pan, scrape the rice into the warm pan, add the pea pesto and give it all a good stir. Serve in warmed bowls topped with the mushroom, bacon and the remaining pea shoots. Add a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil, a good grinding of pepper and a squeeze of lemon if using.

Nutrition

Calories: 587kcalCarbohydrates: 58gProtein: 16gFat: 32gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gMonounsaturated Fat: 17gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 387mgPotassium: 568mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 1626IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 81mgIron: 2mg
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