Fruit And Nut Savoury Rice Recipe

This can be served as a vegetarian meal by itself or used as a braai side dish. The fruity flavour makes a great accompaniment to pork.


Prep Time

25 minutes

Cooking Time

10 minutes


Serves: 6 - 8

Recipe Ingredients

  • 25 ml SPAR olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 200 g sliced button mushrooms
  • 30 dried apricots, chopped
  • +-750 ml pasta rice, brown rice, SPAR Brown Basmati or
  • SPAR white parboiled rice (cooked measure)
  • 2 jam tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 150 g peanut and raisin mix
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Recipe Method

1. In a shallow frying pan heat the oil and sauté the onion, celery and green pepper together until just tender.
2. Add the mushrooms and apricots, and cook gently for 5 minutes.
3. Toss in the cooked drained rice, tomato and peanut raisin mix. Season to taste and cook gently until heated through.

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