Side Dishes

Creamy Pancetta Rice

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Ingredients

Ingredients for Creamy Pancetta Rice

  • 1/2 pound trimmed Pancetta, diced*
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 3/4 cups Half-and-Half
  • 3 cups cooked rice
  • 1 1/2 cups dried cranberries
  • 1 cup chopped pistachios
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper

Instructions

Directions

  • Brown pancetta and onion in large skillet over medium heat, cook until onion begins to brown, about 8 minutes. Add half-and-half; bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Add rice, cranberries, pistachios, salt and pepper. Stir until well blended.
  • Note: *Lean bacon may be substituted for pancetta

Source

  • Recipe courtesy of: USA Rice Federation