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Red Rice Pilaf

Prep time
5 mins


A light fruity salad perfect for picnics, that also works well as a side dish for pork or seafood. Substitute dried apricots for the apples for a great variation.


7 cwater
1⁄4 ctamari
2 Tveggie broth powder
1 tolive oil
1 medium onion, diced
2 tart apples, peeled and diced
1⁄2 ccurrants
1⁄2 capple cider
1 twhole cloves
1 tblack peppercorns
1 cpecans, chopped
4 cred (or brown) rice


In stockpot, sauté onions in olive oil. Add rice and coat well with oil and onions. Add water, tamari, apple cider, and veggie broth powder. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat. Simmer 40-50 minutes or until rice is tender. While rice cooks, toast cloves, mustard seed, and peppercorns. When done, grind cloves, mustard seed and peppercorns. Separately toast the pecans as well. When rice is done add apples, pecans, and spices and mix well.