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Dilled Rice with Walnuts and Raisins

No recipe image available.A delicious side dish of rice tossed with toasted walnuts, golden raisins, fresh dill, lemon zest, white wine vinegar and olive oil.

Recipe Ingredients:

3 cups water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups long-grain rice
1/2 cup walnuts
1/2 cup fresh dill leaves
1/2 cup golden raisins
1 teaspoon finely grated fresh lemon zest
2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a saucepan with a tight-fitting lid bring water to a boil with salt. Stir in rice and cook, covered, over low heat 20 minutes, or until water is absorbed and rice is tender.
  2. While rice is cooking, lightly toast walnuts and chop coarse. Chop dill.
  3. Fluff rice with a fork and stir in walnuts, dill, raisins, zest, vinegar, oil, and salt and pepper to taste.

Makes 4 servings.