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Apricot Sausage Rice

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"This is a great side dish! I make it with Cornish Game Hens."

Serves 5-6 | Prep Time 15-20 | Cook Time 20

Why I Love This Recipe

This is another recipe that I found in a newspaper and have made many times over the years. It never fails to please!

Ingredients You'll Need

1 lb tube frozen sausage
1/2 med onion, diced
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 1/2 cup rice
1/2 cup dried apricots, halved and sliced
1/2 pecans, chopped (almonds also work well)
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
3 cups water or chicken stock


Brown sausage and stir in onions & celery in a large sauce pan. Remove from heat and drain fat.

Stir in water or stock, rice, apricots, pecans, and spices.

Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer for 20 min with lid on. No peeking.

Let stand 5 min.


Pairs Well With

Cornish Game Hens basted in butter & apricot jam. It also make a yummy side for bratwurst sausages!

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