Almond-Apricot Rice Pilaf

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Almond-Apricot Rice Pilaf

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Bowl of almond-apricot rice pilaf

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Recipe Data

6
Servings
10min
Prep
30min
Total

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    Description

    Dietitian Tip: Use quinoa instead of rice to increase the protein and fiber content.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 6
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    1 tbsp.Hy-Vee Select olive oil
    ½ c.yellow onion, finely chopped
    ½ c.Hy-Vee slivered almonds
    2 tsp.fresh garlic, minced
    2 c.Hy-Vee long-grain rice
    3 c.Hy-Vee chicken broth
    2fresh thyme sprigs
    1 c.dried apricots, sliced

    Things To Grab

    • Oven-safe Dutch oven

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
    2. In an oven-safe Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion, almonds and garlic. Cook for 3 minutes or until onion is softened.

    3. Add rice and continue cooking, stirring constantly, for 1 minute more. Stir in broth and thyme; bring to boiling.

    4. Cover Dutch oven; transfer to oven. Bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven; let stand, covered, for 5 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork and stir in apricots. Serve immediately.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    390 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 8g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 430mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 71g
    • Protein: 9g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Vitamin A 15%
    0%
    Vitamin C 2%
    0%
    Iron 20%
    0%
    Calcium 6%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Seasons Fall 2015.