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Cranberry Rice Pilaf Recipe

Cranberry Rice Pilaf Recipe

This deliciously different pilaf gets its festive color from tart cranberries, while brown rice provides wholesome flavor. It's excellent alongside poultry.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked instant brown rice
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted


  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring the broth, orange juice and sugar to a boil. Stir in the rice, cranberries and butter. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 5-8 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from the heat and let stand for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 217 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 269 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.