Croatian recipes: Rizi bizi | Croatia Week

Croatian recipes: Rizi bizi |  Croatia Week
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  • May 1, 2022
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Rizi bizi

Rizi bizi has been a popular side dish in Croatia for a long time and a particular favorite with many children.

Rizi bizi, or rice with peas, is best served as a side dish with crumbled schnitzel, meat or a spicy sausage as a main course.

Check out this easy and delicious recipe below.


Peas – 160 g
Rice (pre-cooked) – 200 g
Butter – 1 tablespoon
Onion – 1/2
Vegetable stock – 600 ml
Olive oil
White pepper


1. Heat butter and olive oil in a pan. Add the chopped onions and salt. Let it cook until the onions become soft.

2. Add rice and cook for a minute or two. Add the vegetable stock, turn the heat to low and cook for about 10 minutes.

3. Now add the peas, a little olive oil, a pinch of salt and pepper and mix. Turn off the heat, cover and let stand for 5 minutes.

4. Rizi bizi is ready to serve.

dobar tek!

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