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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Spicy Rice Pilaf with Turkey

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Category: Poultry, Crockpot, Main Dish, Rice, Diabetic

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Brown rice;
  • 1/2 ts Cumin seeds;
  • 1/4 ts Ground ginger;
  • 1/4 ts Ground cinnamon;
  • 4 Cardamom seeds;
  • 4 Whole cloves;
  • 1 tb Vegetable oil
  • 2 c Turkey stock or water
  • 1/4 c Dark or golden raisins;
  • 2 c Chopped cooked turkey;
  • 1/4 c Pine nuts; or cashews;
  • (chop cashews)


Toast cashews if using. Saute the rice, cumin seeds, ginger,
cinnamon, cardamom seeds and cloves in the oil in a saucepan until
the rice is browned. Add the stock or water and bring the mixture to
a boil.

Lower the heat and simmer for 45 to 50 minutes or until the rice is
cooked. Add the raisins, turkey, and nuts to the rice mixture. Serve
hot or cold.

1/4 recipe - 317 calories, 3 lean meat, 1 bread, 1/2 fruit, 1 fat
exchange 24 grams carbohydrate, 25 grams protein, 14 grams fat, 190
mg sodium, 381 mg potassium, 54 mg cholesterol

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