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Almond Currant Rice Recipe

Almond Currant Rice Recipe

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."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds
  • 1/4 cup dried currants

Directions

  • 1. Prepare rice according to package directions, adding butter and salt. Just before serving, stir in almonds and currants. Yield: 4 servings.

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.