Rice with Goodies

This dish is a great way to use up leftover turkey. All sorts of goodies — sweet and savory — are tossed together with bacon, turkey and rice to create a wild flavor sensation. Get creative and add your own goodies!

Rice with Goodies
This dish is a great way to use up leftover turkey. All sorts of goodies — sweet and savory — are tossed together with bacon, turkey and rice to create a wild flavor sensation. Get creative and add your own goodies!

INGREDIENTS

3 cups water
1 1/2 cups uncooked white rice
3 slices bacon
1/2 onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, diced
1 carrot, chopped
1/2 cup peas
1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1/2 cup raisins
1 Granny Smith apple — peeled, cored and diced
1 cup cooked, chopped turkey meat
1 teaspoon chicken soup base
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 cup chopped parsley
ground black pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

In a medium saucepan bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown.

Mix the onion, celery, carrot, peas, mushrooms, almonds, raisins and apple into the skillet. Slowly cook and stir over medium heat until tender.

Mix in the turkey, chicken soup base, soy sauce, parsley and pepper. Mix in the rice. Serve hot.

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