Rice Pilaf with Dried Fruit

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    4

    Servings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Thanksgiving: Recipes for a Holiday Meal

Thanksgiving

By Lou Seibert Pappas

Published 2011

  • About

To make a brown rice version of this pilaf, increase the broth to cups and simmer for 45 minutes or bake for about 1 hour and 10 minutes. You can also vary the nuts and dried fruits, if you like.

Ingredients

  • Slivered blanched almonds, cup
  • Olive oil or unsalted butter, 3 tablespoons
  • Yellow on

Method

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Spread the almonds on a small, shallow pan and toast, stirring once or twice to prevent scorching, until fragrant and slightly darkened, 8–10 minutes. Pour onto a plate to cool.

In a saucepan over medium heat, warm the olive oil. Add the onion and sau