Creamy Pancetta Rice
A rice dish that is creamy and full of flavor. Easy to prep and chock full of pancetta, cranberries, and pistachios this is a versatile and pleasing side.
1/2 lb. tripped pancetta, diced
1 large red onion, chopped
1 3/4 cups half-and-half
3 cups cooked rice
1 1/2 cups sweetened, dried cranberries
1 cup chopped pistachios
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
1. Brown pancetta and onion in large skillet over medium heat, cook until onion begins to brown, about 8 min.
2. Add half-and-half; bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
3. Add rice, cranberries, pistachios, salt and pepper. Stir until well blended.