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Dried Fruit Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Long grain rice/Parboiled rice 250 Milliliter
  Salt 2 Milliliter
  Butter 30 Milliliter
  Dried apricots 80 Milliliter
  Dried prunes 80 Milliliter
  Dried currants 60 Milliliter
  Honey 15 Milliliter
  Hot water 30 Milliliter
Directions

Place the butter in an 8-cup (2 L) microwave-safe dish and melt 2 minutes at HIGH.• Stir in the rice until well buttered.
Add the hot water and salt.
Cover and microwave 20 minutes at MEDIUM.
Let stand.
In another microwave-safe dish, place the remaining butter and melt 1 minute at HIGH.
Add the slivered apricots, the quartered dried prunes and the currants.
Stir well.
Add the honey and hot water.
Cover and microwave at MEDIUM-LOW 5 minutes.
Stir, then pour over the hot rice.
Serve.
Serve warm with meat or cool as a dessert with a topping of yogurt.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1715 Calories from Fat 233

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41%

Saturated Fat 15.9 g79.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg21.5%

Sodium 797.5 mg33.2%

Total Carbohydrates 356 g118.8%

Dietary Fiber 15.6 g62.5%

Sugars 126 g

Protein 24 g47.5%

Vitamin A 86% Vitamin C 7%

Calcium 16.2% Iron 38.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Dried Fruit Pilaf Recipe