Missouri rice, including Martin Rice from southeast Missouri, is well known for outstanding quality. This week, we're bringing back a favorite recipe from 2009 - originally posted on the US Rice Producers website. This recipe blends the nutty flavor of brown rice with the freshness of vegetables, apples and cranberries in a tasty side.
Harvest Brown Rice
3 Tbs olive oil
3 carrots, peeled & thinly sliced
4 green onions, sliced
2 large apples, unpeeled, cored and diced
3 cups cooked brown rice
1/2 cup craisins or raisins
12 ounces slivered almonds, toasted
salt and pepper
Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat; add carrots and cook 5 minutes. Add onions and apples; cook 5 minutes. Stir in rice, craisins and almonds. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring frequently, until rice is heated through.