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Armenian Pilaf

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  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Yellow onion 1 Small, peeled and thinly sliced
  Fine noodles 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), uncooked
  Cubed cooked lamb 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Uncooked rice 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Beef broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Dried mint 1 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Slivered almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1. In a 2-quart flameproof casserole or a saucepan with a cover, heat the oil over moderate heat. Add the onion and noodles, and cook, stirring, until the noodles are golden— about 5 minutes.
2. Stir in the lamb, rice, raisins, beef broth, mint, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with the almonds. Serve with Orange-Ginger Garrots.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2073 Calories from Fat 623

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109.3%

Saturated Fat 16.4 g82.2%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 267.4 mg89.1%

Sodium 3534.4 mg147.3%

Total Carbohydrates 255 g85.2%

Dietary Fiber 14.7 g58.7%

Sugars 55.9 g

Protein 114 g228.8%

Vitamin A 11.7% Vitamin C 3.9%

Calcium 33.2% Iron 74.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Armenian Pilaf Recipe