Pumpkin Rice with Apricots

Pumpkin Rice with Apricots Surprise your guests with this colorful dish. It’s a great way to use fresh pumpkin. Chopped apricots add a bit of sweetness to what is sure to become a holiday favorite.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 40 mins

    COOK : 30 mins

    TOTAL : 1 hr 10 mins

    SERVING : 6

    YIELD : 6 servings

  • In a saucepan bring 1 cup water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

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  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter and stir in the onions. Slowly cook and stir onions until soft. Mix in the pumpkin, apricots, salt and 3/4 cup water. Cook 20 minutes.

  • Mix rice into the pumpkin mixture. Continue cooking 10 minutes, or until pumpkin is tender.

Per Serving: 217 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 35.9g; fat 8g; cholesterol 20.3mg; sodium 449.3mg.