Cran-Apple Rice


Side Dish

Cran-Apple Rice

2 tablespoons butter or margarine

11/2 cups raw rice

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 cups apple juice

1 cup cranberry juice

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup dried cranberries

2 teaspoons light brown sugar

1/2 to 1 teaspoon curry powder, or to taste (optional)

2 small tart apples, peeled, cored and chopped

1/2 cup chopped green onions

Melt the butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add rice and salt, and stir to coat. Add the 3 juices, cranberries, brown sugar and curry powder. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes, or until rice is tender. Just before serving, stir in apple and green onion. Makes 8 servings.

Per serving: 240 calories, 13 percent calories from fat, 3.4 g fat, ( 1.9 g saturated, 0.8 g monounsaturated), 7.6 mg cholesterol, 2.8 g protein, 50 mg cholesterol, 2.8 g protein, 50 g carbohydrates, 2.1 g fiber, 177 mg fiber

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