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Instant Pot Parmesan Rice and Peas is fluffy, cheesy, and makes a great dinner side dish. Quick and easy to make in the pressure cooker, it's perfect for busy weeknights. on wooden bowls
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Instant Pot Parmesan Rice and Peas

Pressure Cooker Parmesan Basmati Rice and Peas is quick and easy to make in the Instant Pot and so tasty and cheesy! It's a simple side dish that's sure to be a family favorite.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Global
Keyword Instant Pot Parmesan rice and peas, pressure cooker rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Natural Release 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 267kcal
Author lalaine

Equipment

  • 8-qt Pressure Cooker

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Basmati rice
  • 3 cups water or broth
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • In the Instant Pot, place the rice and green peas.
  • Add 3 cups of water, salt, and pepper.
  • Close the lid and set the valve to the SEALING position. Pressure cook on HIGH pressure for 4 minutes.
  • When cooking time is finished, do a 10-minute NATURAL RELEASE. Then turn the steam floating valve on the lid to the VENTING position to release the remaining pressure manually. Carefully open lid.
  • With a fork, fluff the rice and stir in the Parmesan cheese.
  • Transfer to serving platter or bowl and garnish with additional Parmesan cheese, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 196mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 228IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 93mg | Iron: 1mg