Cranberry Confetti Rice Recipe

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Cranberry Confetti Rice Recipe
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Cranberry Confetti Rice Recipe

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Dried cranberries lend a splash of color to this appealing recipe. “I think it makes a great side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas,” says Lora Billmire of Spokane, Washington.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries

Directions

In a small saucepan, saute onion and celery in oil until tender. Add the broth, rice, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add almonds and cranberries.
Cover and simmer 9-11 minutes longer or until rice is tender. Fluff with a fork. Serve warm. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Confetti Rice in Cooking for 2 Winter 2009, p24

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 226 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 493mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  1. In a small saucepan, saute onion and celery in oil until tender. Add the broth, rice, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add almonds and cranberries.
  2. Cover and simmer 9-11 minutes longer or until rice is tender. Fluff with a fork. Serve warm. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Confetti Rice in Cooking for 2 Winter 2009, p24

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akargus User ID: 3773433 175535
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2009

"My husband and I love this rice; however, we find the 2/3 cup chicken broth does not provide enough liquid. I usually increase the amount by 1 cup."

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