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Fruity Pumpkin Rice      HT    Veg    ACC   50mins



Serves 4-6    Hot   Vegetarian  Vegetables  Grains  Fruit   Accompaniment  Gluten Wheat Free Eggless



100g/4oz White Rice

420ml/14fl.oz.Water, divided

50g/2oz Butter

125g/5oz Onions, chopped

675g/1-1/2lb Pumpkin Flesh, diced

125g/5oz Dried Apricots, chopped





1. Place 240ml/8fl.oz. of the water in a large saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the rice and stir well. Reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes, checking from time to time to prevent burning.


2. Meanwhile, in another medium saucepan, melt the butter, add the onions and sauté over a medium heat until soft and transparent.


3. Add the pumpkin, apricots, salt and remaining water to the onions, stir well, partially cover and cook for 20 minutes.


4. Add the rice to the pumpkin mixture, mix well and continue to cook for a further 10 minutes, or until pumpkin is tender.





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