APRICOT-ALMOND RICE

Ellen Bales

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A tasty dish from Good Housekeeping magazine, this recipe is a quick and easy choice as a side dish for dinner or a lunch for company.


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Rating:

Serves:

8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 medium
onion, finely chopped
1 clove
garlic, crushed with press
1/4 tsp
salt
2 c
long-grain white rice
3 c
chicken broth
1/2 c
dried apricots, chopped
1/3 c
sliced almonds, toasted
1/4 c
parsley leaves, finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large saucepan, heat oil on medium heat. Add onion and cook for about 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and salt; cook 2 to 4 minutes, or until garlic is golden, stirring frequently.
2
Add rice to the pot; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add broth and apricots. Heat to boiling on high. Reduce heat to maintain simmer.
3
Cover and simmer 20 minutes or until broth is absorbed. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
4
Fluff rice with a fork. If making ahead, cool completely and refrigerate in an airtight container up to 2 days. Microwave on high for 7 minutes to reheat.
5
To serve immediately, gently fold in almonds and parsley.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides, Fruit Sides
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #filling, #tasty