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Cranberry pecan rice pilaf

Serves 6

Tip: Once you get the hang of this formula to bulk up rice, change the nuts and dried fruit to suit your taste.

  1. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons olive oil.
  2. Add 1 cup chopped onion.
  3. Add 3/4 cup chopped celery.
  4. Cook until softened.
  5. Add 2 cups cooked brown basmati rice.
  6. Add 1/2 cup chopped pecans.
  7. Add 1/2 cup dried cranberries.
  8. Add 1 tablespoon fresh thyme.
  9. Add 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt.
  10. Stir until combined.

Created by the executive wellness chef and registered dietitians at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program.

March 16, 2018