Nuts and dried fruit up the nutrition--and tastiness--of brown rice.

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Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring water, rice and fruit to a boil in a medium saucepan. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, 40 to 50 minutes. Stir nuts into the hot rice, cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.


Nutrition Facts

259.4 calories; protein 5.1g 10% DV; carbohydrates 47.4g 15% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 4g 16% DV; sugars 8.2g; fat 6.1g 9% DV; saturated fat 0.7g 4% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1.5IU; vitamin c 0.5mg 1% DV; folate 13.5mcg 3% DV; calcium 36.4mg 4% DV; iron 1.4mg 8% DV; magnesium 81.6mg 29% DV; potassium 158mg 4% DV; sodium 1.7mg; thiamin 0.2mg 19% DV.