Fruited Rice Pilaf

Fruited Rice Pilaf
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 55 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 medium-size onion, chopped
  • 1 rib celery, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/4 cups uncooked brown rice
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup uncooked white rice
  • 3/4 cup dried cherries (5 ounces)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts (about 2 ounces), toasted (optional)

Make It

1. Saute onion, celery, garlic in butter in saucepan 8 minutes. Add brown rice; stir. Add broth, thyme, salt. Cover; simmer 30 minutes.

2. Stir in white rice. Cover; simmer 15 minutes, until rices are tender. Add cherries, pepper; cook 2 minutes. Spoon into serving bowl. Sprinkle nuts over top.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 329, Fat, total (g): 8, chol. (mg): 14, sat. fat (g): 3, carb. (g): 65, fiber (g): 4, pro. (g): 6, sodium (mg): 695, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.