Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Vegetarian Times Issue: February 1, 1999 p.56 For varied flavors and textures, experiment with different kinds of rice, such as white or brown basmati.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Lightly grease an 8 x10-inch baking dish.
  2. In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add vegetables, garlic, bay leaves, thyme, dill weed and 1/4 cup parsley, and cook, stirring often, 6 minutes. Add sugar, paprika, salt and rice. Cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add tomatoes, water and currants or raisins; bring to a simmer.
  3. Transfer to prepared baking dish; cover and bake until rice is tender, about 1 1/2 hours. Toss with pine nuts or almonds and remaining parsley. Serve warm.

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