Cranberry-Walnut Rice

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter

1/2 cup orzo

1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice

About 2 2/3 cups chicken stock

A generous handful dried, sweetened cranberries (recommended: Craisins by Ocean Spray)

1/3 cup walnut pieces, toasted

4 scallions, thinly sliced on an angle

Directions

  1. Heat the butter over medium heat in a saucepot. Add the orzo and toast until golden. Stir in the rice, add the stock and cranberries. Bring to a boil, and then reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook until tender, 15 to 18 minutes. Fluff the rice and combine with walnuts and scallions to serve.

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