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Almond Rice

 Almond Rice
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
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups uncooked Minute® White Rice
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • 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.
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.