Fruited Rice Pilaf
|Long grain brown rice||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Vegetable stock||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Cashews||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Raisins||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Coarsely chopped dried apricots||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Pitted dates||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
In a 2 quart pan, combine rice, salt, and vegetable stock.
Cover and bring to a boil over high heat.
Reduce heat to low; and simmer until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed (about 45 minutes).
Meanwhile, in a small frying pan over medium low heat, melt butter.
Add nuts and cook until golden.
Remove from pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.
Add raisins, apricots, and dates to pan and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
When rice is cooked, stir in dried fruits; cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
Stir in nuts just before serving.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1461 Calories from Fat 383
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 45 g68.6%
Saturated Fat 19.1 g95.3%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%
Sodium 1902.8 mg79.3%
Total Carbohydrates 252 g84.2%
Dietary Fiber 18.7 g74.8%
Sugars 80.8 g
Protein 25 g49.7%
Vitamin A 51.1% Vitamin C 3.1%
Calcium 12.7% Iron 41.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet