Instant Pot Cheesy Rice

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Instant Pot Cheesy Rice

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Diet Gluten Free, Vegetarian


  • 3 cups brown rice dry
  • 3.5 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 packets Latin spice mix seasoning Goya Sazon recommended
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1.5 cups frozen green peas
  • 1.5 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  • Rinse and drain rice. Add to inner pot along with water and salt.
  • Cover and lock the lid. Set to HIGH pressure for 22 minutes.
  • When cook time is up natural release for 10 minutes, then flip the valve and release any remaining pressure.
  • Remove the lid and stir in Sazon, lemon juice, peas and cheese. Contine to stir until cheese is melted.
  • Serve warm.


Serving: 1.25cupsCalories: 302kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 12gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 426mgFiber: 3g
Keyword cheesy rice, healthy homemade rice
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