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Brown Rice Pilaf

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Ingredients
  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)
Directions

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: 
Easy
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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