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Brown Rice Pilaf

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  Unsalted butter/2 tablespoons butter and 2 tablespoons oil 4 Tablespoon
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Brown rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chicken stock/Water 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Golden raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Slivered almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), toasted
  Chopped mint/Coriander 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In a medium saucepan, saute the onions in butter until translucent.
Add rice; cook over low heat until grains are coated with butter and have browned a little (about 3 minutes).
Add stock or water; stir, and season with salt and pepper.
Bring to a boil.
Cover and simmer 45 minutes, or until all liquid is absorbed.
Meanwhile, plump raisins in white wine.
Remove rice from heat, add almonds, raisins, and chopped mint or coriander to rice; mix well.
Turn into a serving bowl; garnish with mint or coriander.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2157 Calories from Fat 874

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 101 g156.1%

Saturated Fat 36.9 g184.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 147 mg49%

Sodium 2843.8 mg118.5%

Total Carbohydrates 254 g84.8%

Dietary Fiber 21.4 g85.6%

Sugars 64.4 g

Protein 51 g101.2%

Vitamin A 43.1% Vitamin C 19.3%

Calcium 40.9% Iron 57.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Brown Rice Pilaf Recipe