Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut apple wedges crosswise into thirds. Combine apples, rice blend, squash, onions, 1½ teaspoons rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish; set aside.
Enjoy this medley of fruits, veggies, and grains packed with nutrients and flavor.
Servings and Ingredients
|1 Cosmic Crisp or Honeycrisp apple, cored and cut into wedges|
|2 c. RiceSelect Royal Blend rice|
|3 c. winter squash, peeled and seeded, cut into ¾-in. cubes|
|1 c. Hy-Vee Short Cuts chopped white onions|
|1 ½ tsp. finely chopped fresh rosemary, plus additional for garnish|
|1 tsp. fresh thyme, finely chopped|
|½ tsp. kosher salt|
|⅛ tsp. Hy-Vee black pepper|
|2 c. 100% fresh-pressed apple cider , or Hy-Vee refrigerated 100% apple juice|
|1 ¼ c. Hy-Vee vegetable stock|
|2 tbsp. Hy-Vee unsalted butter|
|1 c. shredded Gruyère cheese|
|⅔ c. Hy-Vee chopped walnuts, toasted|
|¼ c. Hy-Vee dried cranberries|
Things To Grab
- 9-by-13-inch baking dish
Combine apple cider, vegetable stock, and butter in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Carefully pour stock mixture over rice mixture in baking dish; stir to combine. Tightly cover baking dish with foil.
Bake for 40 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle with cheese, walnuts, and cranberries. Bake, uncovered, for 14 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Garnish with additional rosemary, if desired.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 8g
- Cholesterol: 15mg
- Sodium: 550mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 38g
- Protein: 7g