Baked Herb Rice With Pecans Recipe
6 tbsp butter
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2 cup chopped shallots
1 cup long grain rice
1/2 cup chopped pecans -- toasted
1 1/4 cup broth
1 1/4 cup water
1 salt & freshly ground pepper
1 to taste
1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp dried rosemary
2 oz pimentos -- chopped &
2 tbsp chopped -- fresh parsley
1 tabasco to taste
1 chopped -- toasted pecans
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter in heavy oven-proof skillet.
Saute mushrooms and shallots until tender. Add rice and pecans and
stir until coated with butter. Add remaining ingredients and bring to
rolling boil. Remove from heat, cover and bake 1 hour or until rice
is tender. Remove bay leaves; garnish with pecans and serve hot. 4-6
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