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Mixed Fruit Pilaf

Mixed Fruit Pilaf

Southern Living SEPTEMBER 2005

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings
  • Cook time: 30 Minutes
  • Prep time: 15 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.


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