Mixed-Brown-Rice Pilaf With Nuts and Dried Fruit

Number of servings : Prep time: Cooking time: Type of meal : | Side Dishes | Side Dishes Special diet

Number of servings :

Prep time:

Cooking time:

Type of meal : | Side Dishes | Side Dishes

Special diet :

Ingredients

2 cups (500 mL) brown-rice mix or Wehani rice
2 tbsp (25 mL) extra-virgin olive oil
1 large onion, sliced
⅓ cup (75 mL) walnuts, coarsely chopped
⅓ cup (75 mL) sliced almonds
⅓ cup (75 mL) pine nuts
⅓ cup (75 mL) dried fruit (cranberries, cherries or diced apricots)
1 tsp (5 mL) kosher salt, or more to taste
¼ tsp (1 mL) freshly ground black pepper
3 green onions, sliced
½ cup (125 mL) thick yogourt

 

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add rice and cook for 20 to 25 minutes, until tender. Drain well.

  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a wide saucepan. Add onions and cook until browned, 5 to 10 minutes.

  3. Spread walnuts and almonds on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes in a preheated 375°F (190°C) oven. Add pine nuts and bake for 3 minutes longer, or until nuts are lightly browned.

  4. Cover dried fruit with boiling water. Soak for 3 to 5 minutes. Drain well.

  5. Add cooked rice to onions in the pan and combine. Season with salt and pepper. Add nuts, fruit and green onions. Adjust seasoning to taste.

  6. Place a spoonful of yogourt on each serving.

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Imported on 2011-01-20 20:26:46 — Original ID:3462

Mixed-Brown-Rice Pilaf With Nuts and Dried Fruit
Mixed-Brown-Rice Pilaf With Nuts and Dried Fruit