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Fruited Rice Pilaf Recipe

Fruited Rice Pilaf Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Fruited Rice Pilaf

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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."

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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