The Very Best Confetti Rice

The Very Best Confetti Rice Rice tossed with dried fruit, nuts, orange zest and green onions. It’s very colorful and very tasty. You can use lemon or orange zest, raisins or dried cranberries, and any kind of nut you prefer. It’s a recipe that’s easy to mold to your tastes. The way I wrote it here is my favorite combination and always a hit with guests.


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 20 mins

    TOTAL : 5 mins

    SERVING : 8

    YIELD : 8 servings

  • Place the rice in a saucepan, and bring water to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit about 5 minutes.

  • Stir the orange zest, cranberries, almonds, and green onions into the rice until blended.

Per Serving: 239 calories; protein 4.7g; carbohydrates 46.6g; fat 3.4g; sodium 5.3mg.