Curried Sweet Potato-Apple Pilaf

BECKY LUIGART-STAYNER

Yield:

2 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 307
Caloriesfromfat 13 %
Fat 4.3 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 5.7 g
Carbohydrate 61.6 g
Fiber 4.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 3.5 mg
Sodium 326 mg
Calcium 53 mg

Ingredients

1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup uncooked long-grain rice
1 cup water
2/3 cup diced peeled sweet potato
1 cup cubed peeled Granny Smith apple
1/4 cup frozen green peas
2 tablespoons currants
3/4 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preparation

Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Stir in rice; sauté 1 minute. Add water and sweet potato; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until liquid is almost absorbed. Stir in apple and remaining ingredients; cover and simmer 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Note:

October 1997