Cooking Tips: "*Substitute frozen unsweetened blueberries for the fresh blueberries, if desired. Thaw and drain before using. Or, substitute your choice of fresh fruit or combinations of fruit for the blueberries, if desired. Variations: Use your choice of fresh fruit or combinations of fruit instead of blueberries, if desired.
Recipe used with permission by the USA Rice Federation. For more information about rice, visit www.usarice.com.
3 cups cooked brown rice
3 cups fresh blueberries*
1/4 cup + 3 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar, divided
Vegetable cooking spray
1/4 cup whole-wheat flour
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 tablespoons margarine
Combine rice, blueberries and 3 tablespoons sugar. Coat 8 individual custard cups or 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray. Place rice mixture in cups or baking dish; set aside.
Combine flour, walnuts, remaining 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon in bowl. Cut in margarine with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle over rice mixture. Bake at 375 degrees 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve warm.