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       Title: PUMPKIN, RICE AND APRICOTS
  Categories: Side dish, Russian, Rice, Fruits, Vegetables
       Yield: 6 servings
  
       3 tb Oil
       1 md Onion, finely chopped
       6 c  Pumpkin*, cubed
     3/4 c  Dried apricots, chopped
       1 ts Salt
     3/4 c  Water
       1 c  Cooked rice
  
   *Or can substitute butternut or buttercup squash or sweet potatoes.
   Heat oil in a wide skillet over medium heat.  Add onion and cook &
   stir occasionally, until it begins to brown.  Add pumpkin pieces to
   skillet as you prepare it. Stir to coat.
   Chop apricots and add to skillet along with salt and 3/4 cup water.
   Cover and simmer the mixture 15 minutes.  Add cooked rice and cook 10
   minutes more, or until pumpkin is tender.  Stir often as it cooks.
  
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