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Raisin Brown Rice Pilaf Recipe

Michele Doucette of Stephenville, Newfoundland dresses up nutritious brown rice with onion, garlic, raisins and almonds in this flavorful pilaf.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 70 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 1/2 cup raisins or dried currants
  • 1 cinnamon stick (1 inch)
  • 2-1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted


  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender. Stir in rice, raisins and cinnamon stick; saute until rice is golden. Add broth and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Discard cinnamon stick. Sprinkle with almonds. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 193 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 621mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 fat.

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