Rating: 4 stars
9 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 5 star values: 5

If Pink Lady apples aren't available, use any crisp, sweet apple, such as Honeycrisp or Macoun, or try an heirloom variety.

Josh Feathers
Recipe by Cooking Light October 2009

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Anna Williams

Recipe Summary

Yield:
8 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add apple; sauté 7 minutes or until tender and lightly browned. Remove from pan.

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  • Reduce heat to medium. Melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter in pan. Add leek; cook 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring occasionally. Stir in broth, 2 cups water, cider, and thyme; bring to a boil. Stir in rice; reduce heat, and simmer 55 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Drain and discard excess liquid. Return rice mixture to pan over medium heat. Stir in apple, pecans, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Source

Blackberry Farm, Walland, Tennessee

Nutrition Facts

243 calories; fat 6.9g; saturated fat 2.2g; mono fat 2.8g; poly fat 1.5g; protein 7.2g; carbohydrates 40.5g; fiber 3.6g; cholesterol 8mg; iron 1.2mg; sodium 370mg; calcium 23mg.
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