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