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       Title: SPICED RICE PILAF
  Categories: Diabetic, Rice, Side dish
       Yield: 6 sweet ones
  
       1 c  Brown basmati rice;
       1 tb Vegetable oil;
       1 sm Onion; chopped
       1 cl Garlic; minced
       4    Whole cloves;
     1/8 ts Salt;
       2 c  Chicken broth broth;
       1    Cinnamon stick;
       1 ts Vegetable oil;
       1 tb Raisines;
       1 tb Almonds; blanched slivered
            -=OR=-
       1 tb Pine nuts
  
   Soak rice 2 hours to shorten cooking time.  Rinse and
   drain.  In a large non-stick saucepan, heat 1
   tablespoon, heat 1 tablespoon oil and saute onion and
   garlic until tender, 2 to 3 minutes.  Add cloves and
   cook 1 minute.   Add rice and stir to coat.  Add salt,
   broth and the cinnamon stick.  Bring to a boil.
   Cover, reduce heat and simmer 20 to 25 minutes, until
   liquid is absorbed.  Discard cinnamon stick. Heat 1
   teaspoon oil; add raisins and almonds and warm.  Mix
   with rice and serve. Food Exchanges per serving:  2
   STARCH/BREAD EXCHANGES + 1 FAT EXCHANGE; CAL: 176;
   CHO: Omg; CAR: 31g; PRO: 3g; SOD: 41mg; FAT: 5g;
   
   Source: Light & Easy Diabetes Cusine by Betty Marks
   Brought to you and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her
   Meal-Master
  
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