Wild Rice and Dried Fruit Pilaf
Makes 6 serving
Combine chicken broth and wild rice in medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 40 minutes or until almost tender.
In small saucepan, melt butter over low heat; stir in onion and brown sugar. Cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender and lightly browned.
Add cooked onions, raisins, cranberries, apricots, orange zest, orange juice and pepper to rice mixture. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until rice is tender and grains have puffed open. Stir in parsley.
The warm days of summer beckon a lighter fare with plenty of nutrition for active lifestyles. Try one of these favorites:
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