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Almond Brown Rice Stuffing

  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 medium tart red apple, cored and diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice (cooked in chicken broth)
  1. Cook almonds in butter in large skillet over medium-high heat until golden brown. Add apple, onion, celery, poultry seasoning, thyme and pepper; continue to cook until vegetables are tender crisp. Stir in rice; cook until thoroughly heated.
  2. Use as stuffing for poultry or pork roast, or bake tightly covered in a separate baking dish at 350 degrees 25 to 30 minutes.

Makes: 6 servings

Each serving provides 257 calories, 7 grams protein, 13 grams fat, 30 grams carbohydrate, 4 grams dietary fiber and 333 milligrams sodium.

Recipe provided by USDA MyPlate Kids Partner Group member: USA Rice