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Spicy Fruited Rice

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Ingredients
  Rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All spice 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Tart apple 1 , chopped
  Sliced almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) Boil the rice in a pot of boiling water as per its packet instructions.
2) When 5 minutes of cooking is left, mix in the raisins. Set aside.
3) In a non-stick skillet, melt margarine and saute celery and onions until they just start to turn soft.
4) Add in all spice, pepper, cinnamon along with the cooked rice. Stir for 2 minutes until all the spices blend and the rice is cooked through.
5) Lastly, stir in the chopped apple and give it a final stir.
6) Let the Spicy Fruited Rice rest for about 5 minutes before serving.

SERVING
7) Garnish the Spicy Fruited Rice with toasted, sliced almonds. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Rice
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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