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Pecan Rice Stuffed Apples

Pecan Rice Stuffed Apples

These pecan rice stuffed apples will be a hit at your holiday celebration. Combining fall favorites like apples and pecans, this delicious and elegant side dish is sure to add a sparkle to the dinner table. Opt for larger apples that are firm for easier preparation.

Pecan Rice Stuffed Apples

Pecan Rice Stuffed Apples

These pecan rice stuffed apples will be a hit at your holiday celebration. Combining fall favorites like apples and pecans, this delicious and elegant side dish is sure to add a sparkle to the dinner table. Opt for larger apples that are firm for easier preparation.

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 cups cooked white rice
  • 6 large Sage Fruit® apples

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Heat skillet over medium heat. Add bacon and cook 3-5 minutes, or until crisp. Remove from skillet. Add onion and cook 4-5 minutes, or until softened.
  3. Chop bacon and add to skillet. Stir in rice and heat through. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  4. Cut top ⅓ off each apple. Use a melon baller or spoon to scoop out flesh, leaving ¼ to ½-inch around edges. Fill with rice.
  5. Place apples in baking dish and bake 30 minutes, or until tender.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 247Total Fat: 8gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 58mgCarbohydrates: 43gFiber: 7gSugar: 17gProtein: 4g

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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