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Almond Rice Pilaf Recipe

Almond Rice Pilaf Recipe

Sharon Adamczyk of Wind Lake, Wisconsin writes, "With quick-cooking rice, this is a speedy side dish...but the almonds make it special enough to serve to company. It goes well with all kinds of meats."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and almonds in butter until onion is tender and almonds are lightly browned. Add broth; bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5-8 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 185 calories, 5 g fat (trace saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 331 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.