Fruit and Vegetable Rice Pilaf

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Jan. 18, 2012

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
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1222Calories from Fat 254

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 28 g43.1%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 2294 mg95.58%

Total Carbohydrates 224 g74.7%

Dietary Fiber 15 g60%

Sugars 49 g

Protein 28 g56%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet