1 medium-sized Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced
1 Tbs. olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup sliced scallions
1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
3/4 cup dried cranberries
3 Tbs. chopped Italian parsley
Heat stock in saucepan over medium heat until boiling. Stir in rice, and bring to second boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, drizzle lemon juice over diced apple, and set aside.
Heat oil in medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add garlic, scallions and celery, and sauté for 3 minutes. Add cooked rice, diced apple, cranberries and parsley. Mix thoroughly, reduce heat to low and cook 8 minutes.