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                    RICE CASSEROLE W/PINE NUTS, TOMATOES
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Vegan
                 Casserole                        Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           Olive oil
    1       md           Onion -- chopped
    1                    Green bell pepper -- cut in
                         -1/2 squares
    1       lg           Carrot -- quartered length-
                         -wise and chopped
    3       sm           Celery ribs -- cut in 1/2-inch
                         -pieces
    3                    Garlic cloves -- minced
    2                    Bay leaves
      1/4   ts           Brown sugar
    1 1/2   ts           Paprika
    1       t            Salt
    1       c            Long-grain brown rice
    1 1/2   c            Tomatoes -- sliced
    1       c             -- water
      1/4   c            Currants or raisins
      1/2   c            Pine nuts or almonds -- toasted
                         Lemon wedges
 
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees.Lightly oil an 8- by 10-inch baking dish.
   
    Heat oil in a large skillet. Add vegetables, garlic,herbs, and 2/4 cup
   parsley. Saute over medium-high heat for 6 minutes. Add sugar, paprika,
   salt and rice. Cook 1 minute. Add tomatoes, water and currants or raisins.
   Bring to a simmer.
   
    Transfer to baking dish, cover and bake until rice is tender, about 1 1/2
   hours. Toss with pine nuts or almonds and remaining parsley. Garnish with
   lemon wedges. Serves 4 to 6.
   
    Per serving: 479 cal; 9 gprot; 12 g fat; 83 g carb; 0 chol; 592 mg sod; 7
   g fiber; vegan
   
    Vegetarian Times, Nov 93/MM by DEEANNE
  
 
 
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