Long Grain Rice with Toasted Pecans
Fresh vegetables and toasted pecans bring long-grain rice up a notch.
  • Makes: 8-10 servings
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: Intermediate

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Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, saute the raw rice in 1 teaspoon of oil. Using a spatula, stir it often over medium-low heat until golden. Pour in 2 cups of water. Stir occasionally until water is fully absorbed. Add remaining cup of water and stir occasionally until rice is fluffy. Using the spatula, spoon it into a large bowl.
  2. Add the parsley and onions. Place the skillet back on medium heat and saute the peppers, carrots and ¼ salt until tender in other teaspoon of canola oil, stirring often.
  3. When softened, spoon into the rice mixture.
  4. Lastly, lightly brown the pecans in the butter with ¼ teaspoon salt. When browned, stir into the rice mixture. 

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