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Fruit and Vegetable Rice Pilaf

Ingredients
  Raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chicken broth 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Uncooked regular rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Poultry seasoning 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Carrot 1 , scraped and diced
  Cooking apple 1 , chopped
  Celery stalk 1 , thinly sliced
  Toasted slivered almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a pot, add raisins and water.
2) Place a lid over and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, till the raisins soften.
3) Drain and keep aside.
4) In a saucepan, add in the next 6 ingredients and mix.
5) Place a lid and allow to boil.
6) Lower the heat and allow to simmer for 15 minutes.
7) Turn off the heat, and stir in carrot, apple, celery, almonds, and raisins.
8) Cover the pan, and allow to stand for 5 minutes.

SERVING
9) Garnish with thin apple wedges and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Spanish
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1222 Calories from Fat 254

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.2%

Saturated Fat 8.9 g44.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 2294.7 mg95.6%

Total Carbohydrates 224 g74.8%

Dietary Fiber 15.1 g60.4%

Sugars 49.1 g

Protein 28 g55.8%

Vitamin A 217.8% Vitamin C 21.8%

Calcium 24.1% Iron 41%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Fruit And Vegetable Rice Pilaf Recipe