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Apple Almond Pilaf

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


4 servings

"This pilaf is packed with a delightful mix of tastes and textures," reports Mary Patterson of Bethel, Connecticut. "It's great for a dinner party or just to treat your family."


  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 cup sliced blanched almonds
  • 2 pitted dried plums (prunes), cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 4 dried apple slices, halved
  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup uncooked long grain rice
  • 2 teaspoons honey


  1. Melt butter in a nonstick saucepan. Add almonds; cook and stir over medium heat until lightly browned. Stir in plums, raisins and apple slices; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until rice is tender, about 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 203 calories, 6g fat (0 saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 28mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.

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