In dry small skillet, toast pepitas over medium heat until fragrant, about 6 minutes.
In large saucepan of boiling salted water cook rice covered until most of the rice is split and tender, about 45 minutes. Drain in sieve.
In same saucepan heat Butter Olive Oil over medium heat; fry onion, carrot, yellow or red pepper, salt & pepper, stirring often until softened about 7 minutes. Stir in rice, heat through. Stir in pepitas
Prep: 8 minutes
Cook: 1 hour
Makes: 8 servings