Almond Currant Rice
Her Almond Currant Rice is 9-year-old Whitney's favorite. "Stirring in the almonds and currants at the last minute is a snap, and we love the flavor," Felicia says. "You can substitute your favorite dried fruits and nuts if you like."
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 2 cups uncooked instant rice
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds
- 1/4 cup dried currants
- Prepare rice according to package directions, adding butter and salt.
- Just before serving, stir in almonds and currants. Yield: 4
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 303 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 209 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.