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Rice Pilaf with Dried Cherries and Almonds


Rice Pilaf with Dried Cherries and Almonds

Rice Pilaf with Dried Cherries and Almonds

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Makes 12 servings

Ingredients

1/2 cup slivered almonds
2 tablespoons margarine
2 cups converted rice
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) vegetable broth
1-1/2 cups water
1/2 cup dried cherries

Preparation

  1. Cook and stir almonds in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until lightly browned. Remove from skillet; cool.
  2. Melt margarine in skillet over low heat. Add rice and onion; cook and stir until rice is lightly browned. Add broth and water. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in almonds and cherries. Simmer 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Sodium 37 mg
Protein 3 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 29 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Total Fat 5 g
Calories from Fat 24 %
Calories 174

Dietary Exchange

Fat 1
Starch 2

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