This Cranberry Pear Spinach Rice Pilaf will make a delicious new side dish for your holiday dinner! The spinach rice makes a hearty base for the slightly sweet cranberries and pears. Then add in pecans if you want a subtle crunch!
In a large non-stick pot, prepare rice following the instructions and substituting the water for the pear juice.
In a large skillet, melt butter and add chopped onions. Cooked for 2-3 minutes. Add spinach and pecans for another few minutes, stirring often. Lastly add pear in for a couple minutes, stirring often. Then, remove from heat.
Add rice, cranberries and seasoning - stir well.
Serve right away or put in oven on low to keep warm until ready!