Coll'uvetta (Rice with Raisins)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Source: Classic Cuisine of the Italian Jews by Edda Servi Machlin. This is an ancient Venetian dish according to the author and may not be for everyone's taste.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet.
  2. Add garlic, parsley and rice.
  3. Cook over high heat stirring with a wooden spoon until garlic begins to discolor.
  4. Add raisins and salt.
  5. Add broth or water 1/4 cup at a time and continue to cook uncovered over high heat until rice is done-about 15 minutes.
  6. Taste and add salt and pepper if necessary.
  7. Serve hot or at room temperature.
Most Helpful

5 5

Thanks for this recipe Mirj! I use to love raisins as a young child, and then hated them for years. Recently I started wanting raisins in everything since...and I found this recipe and gave it a go! This may not be a recipe for everyone, but its definitely one for me! I really enjoyed it! Thanks for this one! I'll be making it again!

5 5

Have this book and love it. This is a great recipe. The kids, unfortunatley dont like it 'cause they dont like the raisins cooked but DH and I love it. Great post!