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Mediterranean Rice Pilaf

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The other night I was preparing fish for dinner and wanted to find just the right side dish to complement the delicate main dish without overpowering.  This “Mediterranean Rice Pilaf” was exactly what I was looking for!

It starts with basmati rice, toasted with turmeric to give the dish that alluring golden hue.  Dried currants are included for a subtle sweetness and slivered almonds finish off the dish for crunch.

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This was perfect along side oven-roasted fish, but you could also serve it with chicken, pork or even beef.  It reheats well the next day and makes for elegant leftovers at lunchtime!

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