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Spiced Rice Pilaf

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Category: Side Dishes, Diabetic, Rice

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Brown basmati rice;
  • 1 tb Vegetable oil;
  • 1 sm Onion; chopped
  • 1 cl Garlic; minced
  • 4 Whole cloves;
  • 1/8 ts Salt;
  • 2 c Chicken broth broth;
  • 1 Cinnamon stick;
  • 1 ts Vegetable oil;
  • 1 tb Raisines;
  • 1 tb Almonds; blanched slivered
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  • 1 tb Pine nuts


Soak rice 2 hours to shorten cooking time. Rinse and drain. In a
large non-stick saucepan, heat 1 tablespoon, heat 1 tablespoon oil
and saute onion and garlic until tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Add cloves
and cook 1 minute. Add rice and stir to coat. Add salt, broth and
the cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer
20 to 25 minutes, until liquid is absorbed. Discard cinnamon stick.
Heat 1 teaspoon oil; add raisins and almonds and warm. Mix with rice
and serve. Food Exchanges per serving: 2 STARCH/BREAD EXCHANGES + 1
FAT EXCHANGE; CAL: 176; CHO: Omg; CAR: 31g; PRO: 3g; SOD: 41mg; FAT:

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