Brown Rice Pilaf with Dried Fruit

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Brown Rice Pilaf
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups brown rice
  • 3 cups water, boiled
  • 1 Tsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • Dash of pepper

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Coat a pyrex dish with olive oil, add rice and pour boiling water on top.
3. Cover tightly with aluminum foil and allow to cook on middle rack of oven for 1 hour and 5 minutes to 1 hour and 15 minutes (oven times may vary) rice should be cooked through and fluffy.
4. Before serving top with almonds, dried cranberries and a dash of pepper.

*Feeling adventurous? Add orange slices and a dash of cayenne, not only do oranges sweeten the dish they add a nice pop of color and are filled with vitamin C, and cayenne is great for circulation and metabolism.