Risi Bisi

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Ordinary rice is made extraordinary with chicken broth, peas, Parmesan cheese, and pine nuts. This slow cooker side dish is a very light and fluffy and it goes very well with beef, pork, chicken as well as seafood.

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • Combine rice, onion, and garlic in bowl of a slow cooker. Pour chicken broth and water into a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat.
  • Stir boiling liquid, Italian seasoning, and basil into rice mixture. Cover and cook on low setting for 2 to 3 hours, until liquid is absorbed. Stir in peas. Cover and cook 1 hour. Stir in cheese. Spoon into a serving dish and sprinkle with pine nuts.