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Almond Rice Recipe
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Almond Rice Recipe

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A side of fragrant Almond Rice perfectly compliments most any dish. “When I serve this, I sprinkle the edges of a large serving platter with fresh parsley, add the Almond Rice and then top that with the scallops. It makes a pretty presentation.” Tonya Michelle Burkhard, - Davis, IL
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 239 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 172 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 6 g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, bring the water, rice and butter to a boil. Remove from the heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until water is absorbed. Stir in the almonds, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Almond Rice in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008, p23

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Reviewed Oct. 23, 2013

"This was a great side dish and my family loved it!"

Reviewed May. 22, 2013

"This was very tasty. I toasted sliced almonds that I had."

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