Mixed Fruit Pilaf

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes


1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup dried mixed fruit, chopped
1 cup apple juice
1 cup chicken broth
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup uncooked bulgur wheat


Sauté celery and onion in hot oil in a 3-quart saucepan over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Add garlic, and sauté 1 more minute.

Stir in dried fruit and next 6 ingredients. Bring to a boil; stir in bulgur wheat. Cover; reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes.

Note: Pack Mixed Fruit Pilaf in a zip-top plastic bag or waterproof container, and chill to transport to the picnic. It can safely sit at room temperature 2 hours.