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Fresh cherries add a meaty bite and tart-sweet flavor. If you can't find fresh cherries, add 2 tablespoons boiling water to 1/4 cup unsweetened dried cherries. Let stand 10 minutes; drain and chop.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light June 2014

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Credit: Randy Dausch; Styling: Lindsey Lower

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Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat rice according to package directions. Place rice in a medium bowl. Stir in onions and next 7 ingredients (through chickpeas). Sprinkle evenly with goat cheese.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

359 calories; fat 16.8g; saturated fat 4.6g; mono fat 8.4g; poly fat 1.2g; protein 10g; carbohydrates 43g; fiber 5g; cholesterol 11mg; iron 2mg; sodium 389mg; calcium 100mg.
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