Almond Currant Rice
Her Almond Currant Rice is 9-year-old Whitney's favorite. "Stirring in the almonds and currants at the last minute is a snap, and we love the flavor," Felicia says. "You can substitute your favorite dried fruits and nuts if you like."
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 2 cups uncooked instant rice
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup chopped toasted almonds
- 1/4 cup dried currants
- Prepare rice according to package directions, adding butter and salt. Just before serving, stir in almonds and currants.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 303 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 209mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Almond Currant Rice in Quick Cooking March/April 1998
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