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Fruited Rice Mix

 Fruited Rice Mix
The way I came upon this mix is very fitting—a friend gave me a container of it as a gift one Christmas. The next year, I gave it to many friends, all dressed up in decorated mason jars. Every single one asked for the recipe! I learned to cook through trial and error. I've been doing it for 30 years...it's my favorite pastime. My husband and I live on a 50-acre farm, where we breed an
20-24 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 cup chopped dried apples
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/4 cup chicken bouillon granules
  • 3 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons curry powder

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and store in an airtight
  • container.
  • To prepare rice mix: In a large saucepan, combine 1 cup mix with 2
  • cups water and 2 tablespoons butter. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat;
  • cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  • Yield: about 5 cups dry mix (each cup makes 4-6 servings).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 cup) equals 121 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), trace cholesterol, 424 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.