This Apple Brown Rice Stuffing recipe features healthy brown rice instead of white bread. Apples and slivered almonds add extra dimension to this dish.
- 1 1/2 cups uncooked brown rice
- 3 1/2 cups Apple NESTLÉ® JUICY JUICE® 100% Juice, divided
- 2 teaspoons margarine
- 1 apple, diced
- 1/2 cup chopped onion
- 1/2 cup sliced celery
- 1/3 cup raisins
- 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
- 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
- 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 1/3 cup bran
- 1/3 cup slivered almonds
PREPARE rice according to package directions, using 3 1/4 cups Juicy Juice for the liquid.
MELT margarine in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add apple, onion, celery, raisins, poultry seasoning, thyme and pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in rice, bran, nuts and remaining 1/4 cup Juicy Juice.
USE as stuffing for poultry or pork roast, or place in greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan and bake in preheated 350° F oven for 35 minutes.
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I made this for my family at Thanksgiving, instead of the tradional kind. They absolutely loved it. The raisins are full of apple juice flavor, and the apples were just the right accompaniment. A great dish for fall. I'll definitely be making this again.
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