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Hazelnut And Currant Rice Pilaf

Ingredients
  Sliced mushrooms 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Such As Cremini, Shiitake, Or Button)
  Shallots 2 , finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Brown rice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Regular)
  Beef broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Snipped tarragon/1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon, crushed 1 Teaspoon
  Toasted hazelnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped (Filberts)
  Currants 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

1. In a medium saucepan cook mushrooms, shallots, and garlic in hot oil till tender. Add uncooked rice; cook and stir 2 minutes more. Carefully add broth, dried tarragon (if using), and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 45 minutes. Stir in the fresh tarragon (if using), hazelnuts, and currants. Cover; let stand 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
African
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice, Currant
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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