Fruited Rice Pilaf Recipe
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Fruited Rice Pilaf Recipe

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I'm always trying to get fruit into our menus. I stirred some into plain rice pilaf one night, and it was a hit!—Lucille M. Gendron, Pelham, New Hampshire
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (6 ounces) rice pilaf
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup prepared Italian salad dressing
  • Toasted coconut, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 347 calories, 15g fat (6g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 900mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein .


  1. Cook rice pilaf according to package directions. Stir in the butter until melted. Add the pineapple, raisins and salad dressing. Top with toasted coconut if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fruited Rice Pilaf in Quick Cooking July/August 2005, p9

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Reviewed Aug. 1, 2014

"This one got mixed reviews. Daughter and I loved it; husband rather have just plain rice pilaf."

christinagriffith 97254
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2010

"I was looking for a side for BBQ chicken quesdaillas. This was a good pick. I skipped the raisins and added more pineapple. I also used brown rice to bump up our whole grains. This is going in my rotation. Thanks!"

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