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Cashew Rice Pilaf

This hearty dish will add pizzazz to your plate with its beautiful blend of flavors and colors. I often serve it as a main course with salad and bread. —Tina Coburn, Tucson, Arizona
  • Total Time
    Prep: 5 min. Cook: 35 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon onion salt
  • 2 cups frozen peas
  • 1-1/2 cups cooked wild rice
  • 1 cup salted cashews
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions, optional

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, saute the long grain rice, onion, carrots and raisins in butter until onion is tender. Add the broth and onion salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender, 20 minutes. Stir in peas, wild rice and cashews; heat through. If desired, sprinkle with green onions.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 287 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 541mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 3g fiber), 7g protein.

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