Apple Almond Pilaf Recipe
- 2 teaspoons butter
- 1/4 cup sliced blanched almonds
- 2 pitted dried plums, cut into strips
- 2 tablespoons raisins
- 4 dried apple slices, halved
- 1-1/2 cups water
- 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
- 2 teaspoons honey
- 1. Melt butter in a nonstick saucepan. Add almonds; cook and stir over medium heat until lightly browned. Stir in plums, raisins and apple slices; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Yield: 4 servings.
One 1/2-cup serving equals 203 calories, 6 g fat (0 saturated fat), 33 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.