Rice with Cherries, Apricots and Pecans
From 'The Best Slow Cooker Cookbook Ever'
1 cup converted white rice
1 cup wild rice -- rinsed and drained
29 ounces canned vegetable broth
1/2 cup hot water
1/4 cup dry sherry
1 medium onion -- chopped
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon garlic pepper
1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
1/2 cup dried cherries
1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted if desired
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
In your slow cooker, mix together the white rice, wild rice, broth, water, sherry, onion, garlic powder, and garlic pepper.
Cover and cook on the low heat setting about 5 hours, or until the rices are tender but not mushy. Stir in the apricots, cherries, pecans, and parsley. Serve immediately. Makes about 8 to 10 servings.
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