3 cups white rice
2 cups of diced cooked leftover roast beef
1 cup of chopped celery
1 cup of chopped carrots
1/2 cup dice dried apricots
1 peeled diced orange
1 tablespoon of cornstarch
3/4 cup orange marmalade
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
2 tablespoons white vinegar
1 tablespoon peeled and chopped ginger
1 teaspoon of curry
1/2 cup orange juice
Cook the white rice according to package directions.
Dice up leftover roast beef in a bowl add celery, carrots, apricots and orange
In a medium bowl add the cornstarch, marmalade, garlic, vinegar, ginger, curry and orange juice and whisk until well combined.
Combine everything together and add to slowcooker on low for 4 -6 hours
6 cups chicken broth, divided
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1 pound portobello mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 pound white mushrooms, thinly sliced
1 1/2 cups Arborio rice
1/2 cup dry white wine
sea salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper to taste
4 tablespoons butter
1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1. In a saucepan, warm the broth over low heat.
2. Warm 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the mushrooms, and cook until soft, about 3 minutes. Remove mushrooms and their liquid, and set aside.
3. Add rice, stirring to coat with oil, about 2 minutes. When the rice has taken on a pale, golden color, pour in wine, stirring constantly until the wine is fully absorbed. Add 1/2 cup broth to the rice, and stir until the broth is absorbed. Continue adding broth 1/2 cup at a time, stirring continuously, until the liquid is absorbed and the rice is al dente, about 15 to 20 minutes.
4. Remove from heat, and stir in mushrooms with their liquid, butter, and parmesan. Season with salt and pepper to taste.