With broccoli, cauliflower, green peas, zucchini and more, this Rice Primavera is a delicious way to add to your daily veggie intake! Blended with stewed tomatoes, heavy cream and savory spices, this dish is any veggie-lover’s dream.
Prepare rice according to package directions. Set aside.
Meanwhile, heat oil in a large, nonstick skillet set over medium heat. Cook carrots and onions for 5 minutes, or until softened. Add red pepper, zucchini, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Cook for 5 minutes, or until vegetables are tender-crisp.
Increase heat to medium-high. Add wine and cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until wine has evaporated.
Add tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower and cream. Simmer for 5 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Stir in peas and Parmesan. Add rice and stir. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with basil.
For added flavor and an elegant presentation, garnish this dish with toasted pine nuts and additional freshly-grated Parmesan cheese.