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Easy Rice Pilaf

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This Rice Pilaf tastes incredible ! Try this savory rice with fruit and nut seasonings for your next meal ! Your suggestions for this Rice Pilaf are welcome !
  Long grain white rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), uncooked
  Chopped onion 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Homemade/Canned/From Bouillon Cubes)
  Golden raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Teaspoon

1. Put rice, onion and 1/4 cup butter into a 2-quart glass casserole. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 5 minutes at High, or until rice is lightly browned; stir once.
2. Add salt, broth and raisins to rice mixture; stir. Cover with an all-glass lid or plastic wrap. Cook in microwave oven 10 to 12 minutes at Medium, or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from oven.
3. Put pecans and 1 teaspoon butter into a 1-cup glass measuring cup. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 2 to 3 minutes at High; stir twice. Sprinkle pecans over rice.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2397 Calories from Fat 802

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 93 g143.6%

Saturated Fat 35.8 g178.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 131.7 mg43.9%

Sodium 2821.1 mg117.5%

Total Carbohydrates 369 g123.1%

Dietary Fiber 16.6 g66.3%

Sugars 105.7 g

Protein 35 g69.8%

Vitamin A 31.3% Vitamin C 16.4%

Calcium 23.3% Iron 37.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Easy Rice Pilaf Recipe