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Salads & sides

Creamy Rice with Peas and Mushrooms

Creamy Rice with Peas and Mushrooms recipe
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This rich and creamy side dish is especially perfect for a holiday side because it takes just minutes to prepare and your guests will be so impressed with the flavor, they'...read more
time
prep:
5 min
total:
15 min
servings
total:
8 servings, 2/3 cup each
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What You Need

1
small  onion, chopped
1/4
cup  KRAFT Zesty Italian Dressing
1
pkg.  (8 oz.) fresh mushrooms, sliced
1
can  (14-1/2 oz.) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1
cup  frozen peas
2
cups  instant white rice, uncooked
4
oz.  (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
1
tsp.  grated lemon zest
1/4
cup  KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese

Make It

COOK and stir onions in dressing in large saucepan on medium-high heat 2 min. or until tender. Add mushrooms; cook 2 to 3 min. or until mushrooms are tender.

ADD broth and peas; stir. Bring to boil.

STIR in rice and cream cheese; cover. Remove from heat. Let stand 8 min. Stir in lemon zest and Parmesan cheese.

Kraft Kitchens Tips

Healthy Living
Trim 3.5 g of fat per serving by preparing as directed, using KRAFT Fat Free Zesty Italian Dressing and PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese. Plus, you'll save 30 calories too!
Special Extra
Sprinkle with a bit of chopped fresh or dried dill weed.
Variation
This side dish is also delicious when mushrooms are omitted.
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