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Persian Rice

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Ingredients
  Onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), finley chopped
  Long grain parboiled rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1 Dash
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Thawed orange juice concentrate 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), thawed (Undiluted)
  Golden raisins 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Spinach 3 Cup (48 tbs), chopped
  Pork roast slices 4 Ounce, sliced
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Slivered almonds 1 Tablespoon, toasted
Directions

1. Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add onion; saute 4 minutes or until tender. Add rice, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg; saute 3 minutes. Add broth and next 5 ingredients; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Add spinach and pork; toss well. Let stand, covered, 10 minutes. Top each serving with parsley and almonds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Occasion: 
Wedding
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 150 Calories from Fat 41

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.2%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g6.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 13.4 mg4.5%

Sodium 122.8 mg5.1%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.2%

Sugars 13.3 g

Protein 6 g11.8%

Vitamin A 38.3% Vitamin C 24.3%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 7.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Persian Rice Recipe