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Middle Eastern Pilaf

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Preparation Time: 10 minutes

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 cup bulgur or cracked wheat
2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
2 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup currants
1/2 cup dried cherries
1 cup Almond Accents® Honey Roasted Flavored Sliced Almonds

In heavy-bottomed saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add bulgur and cook, stirring frequently, about 5 minutes or until bulgur is lightly toasted. Add broth, honey, salt and cinnamon; bring to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat without stirring about 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Mix in currants and cherries, fluffing gently with a fork. Cover and let sit 5 minutes. Mix in 1/2 cup Almond Accents, transfer pilaf to serving dish and sprinkle with remaining Almond Accents.

Serves 6

Recipe courtesy of Almond Accents

 

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