Side Dishes

Easy Holiday Fruited Rice with Pecans

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Bursting with texture, sweetness, and comforting spices, this Easy Holiday Fruited Rice with Pecans is fancy enough to serve to guests…and no one will ever know that it only took 15 minutes to prepare! If you’re looking for the perfect side dish for Christmas dinner or any other festive gathering this season, you have come to the right place.

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1 12 ounce box (4 3 ounce bags) of Minute® Rice Multi-Grain Medley
4 cups chicken broth
3 tablespoons orange zest
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon butter
1 ½ teaspoons curry powder
¼ cup golden raisins
¼ cup dried cranberries
¼ cup chopped fresh parsley
½ cup chopped toasted pecans
½ cup diced green onion
Salt and pepper, to taste
Combine chicken broth, orange zest, orange juice, butter, curry powder, and contents of entire box (4 bags) in medium saucepan and stir. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 minutes, or until...
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Nutritions

Calories
113

Sodium
436mg
18% DV

Fat
6g
10% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
8g
2% DV

Fiber
2g
9% DV

If you´re looking for a dish that packs a ton of flavor and is super healthy, look no further. These Smoky Spanish Garbanzos with Herbed Basmati Rice are exactly it. Loaded with flavors, easy to make and done in about 30 minutes.

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  1. To make the herbed basmati rice, add 1 cup (195 grams) basmati rice that has been rinsed under cold running water into a sauce pan, along with 1/2 tsp (.45 grams) dried thyme, 1/2 tsp (.56 grams)...
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