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Lent Friendly Asparagus Cashew Rice Pilaf

Posted by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 11:05 PM
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Asparagus Cashew Rice Pilaf
 
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Submitted By: SABRINATEE
Photo By: DetectiveL
Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 50 Minutes
Servings: 8
"Toasted cashews and tender asparagus are mixed with seasoned jasmine rice and cooked pasta."
INGREDIENTS:
1/4 cup butter
2 ounces uncooked spaghetti, broken
1/4 cup minced onion
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1 1/4 cups uncooked jasmine rice
2 1/4 cups vegetable broth
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and
cut into 2 inch pieces
1/2 cup cashew halves
DIRECTIONS:
1.Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Increase heat to medium, and stir in spaghetti, cooking until coated with the melted butter and lightly browned.
2.Stir onion and garlic into the saucepan, and cook about 2 minutes, until tender. Stir in jasmine rice, and cook about 5 minutes. Pour in vegetable broth. Season mixture with salt and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil, cover, and cook 20 minutes, until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed.
3.Place asparagus in a separate medium saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook until tender but firm.
4.Mix asparagus and cashew halves into the rice mixture, and serve warm.


.....Ophelia Grace...............Mira Lorne...............Jude Bennett.........Liam Daniel Baines.


by on Feb. 15, 2013 at 11:05 PM
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Replies (1-7):
Stevied13
by Steph on Feb. 15, 2013 at 11:12 PM
Oh my....this looks amazing
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SammiBaby
by on Feb. 17, 2013 at 11:35 PM

Looks very interesting! Not sure my boys would like it with the asparagus but my husband would love it!

Heather2001
by Member on Feb. 18, 2013 at 12:23 AM

That looks so good!

Noni2319
by Chrissy on Feb. 18, 2013 at 2:06 PM
Yum!
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fraujones
by Member on Feb. 19, 2013 at 12:09 PM

Sounds good!

jaytee
by Jen on Feb. 19, 2013 at 12:36 PM
Mmm! This looks and sounds delicious!
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Hottmomma607
by Bronze Member on Feb. 20, 2013 at 2:03 AM

Asparagus&cashews yummy!

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