Apple Pilaf

Apple Pilaf

Serves 6

Crisp apples, earthy leeks and nutty pecans make this pilaf a standout. 

Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup brown rice blend
  • 1 leek, white and light green parts, split, rinsed, thinly sliced and rinsed again
  • 1 1/4 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup apple cider (non-alcoholic)
  • 1 Honeycrisp apple, peeled, cored and finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
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Method: 

In a medium saucepan, combine rice, leek, broth and cider. Bring to a boil, stir once, lower heat, cover and cook at a bare simmer for 40 minutes. Sprinkle apple on top, cover pan again, and continue to simmer until liquid is absorbed and rice grains are very tender, 5 to 10 minutes more depending on rice varieties. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with pecans and fluff with a fork.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:150 calories (70 from fat), 7g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (2g dietary fiber, 8g sugar), 2g protein
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