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Cranberry-Walnut Rice

Prep time 3 mins
Cook time 11 mins
Yield 8 servings.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup canned no-salt-added chicken broth
  • 1 cup unsweetened orange juice
  • 2 cups instant brown rice, uncooked
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 159
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 2.9 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 3.8 g
  • carbohydrate 30.9 g
  • fiber 2.3 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 211 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine chicken broth and orange juice in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Add rice; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Transfer to a large bowl.

  2. While rice cooks, place a small, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add walnuts, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until nuts are toasted.

  3. Stir nuts, cranberries, salt, and pepper into rice. Toss well.

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