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    Apricot Pine Nut Pilaf

    An easy to fix but impressive side dish.

    List of Ingredients

    • 3 tbls. butter
    • 1/4 c. pine nuts (or blanched slivered almonds)
    • 1 c. uncooked rice (not quick cooking)
    • 1 (14 1/2 oz. )can chicken broth
    • 1/2 c. chopped dried apricots
    • 1/2 c. thinly sliced green onions


    1. Melt butter in medium skillet over medium high heat. Add pine nuts; cook and stir 2-3 minutes until lightly browned.
    2. Remove nuts from skillet with a slotted spoon and set aside. Add rice to skillet; cook and stir until rice is golden brown, stirring frequently.

    3. Stir in the broth and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and cover. Simmer 20 minutes until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
    4. Add nuts, apricots and onions; cook covered over low heat 5 minutes.

    Final Comments

    Makes 7 servings of 1/2 c. each.




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