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Recipe by: Lisa Prince

Confetti Rice

A quick and easy recipe to jazz up your rice.  It can also get the children to eat some veggies.  Use whatever peppers you like.  The red and yellow are a little sweeter.

Servings: 6
Cook Time: Prep Time: 15 minutes; Total Time: 15 minutes
Meal Type: Side Dish
NC Ingredients: Peppers, Herbs

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box long grain white rice
cup assorted peppers, diced (red, green, orange, yellow)
1 stick margarine
tsp. salt
tsp. pepper
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
cup chopped cilantro


Cook the rice according to the package directions.

Add the remaining ingredients and stir until combined and butter in melted.

Season recipe with salt and pepper to your taste.



Recipes found on this page are from Got to Be NC members, staff, industry partners and Stove Side Chats. Stove Side Chats is Got to Be NC’s cooking show hosted by restaurant marketing specialist Chad Blackwelder. This series invites chefs and home cooks from around the state to teach you how to cook with in-season North Carolina deliciousness.