Joan's cherry rice

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 can Drained sweet pitted dark
Cherries*
1 cup Drained cherry liquid
1 cup Chicken broth
Dash nutmeg & cloves
1 cup Raw rice
½ cup Dark raisins
Salt as needed

Drain juice from cherries, adding enough water if needed to make 1 cup. Place cherry juice and chicken broth in saucepan with rice and dash of nutmeg and cloves. Bring to a boil. When boiling reduce heat to simmer and cover and cook rice till tender and all liquid is absorbed. Depending on the variety of long grain rice you use, you may have to add more water. When rice is tender and cooked, stir in drained reserved cherries and raisins.The raisins add a bit of sweetness. Its pretty and purple and tastes great! * You should have about 1 cup drained cherries from the can for the recipe

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