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Potluck Rice Pilaf

 Potluck Rice Pilaf
A fun and tasty alternative to potatoes, this savory rice is a popular side dish at gatherings. I especially like its mild soy sauce flavor and flecks of green onion and toasted slivered almonds. -Annette Rodgers, Rosston, Arkansas
20-22 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 4 cups uncooked long grain rice
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 10 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, melt butter. Add rice; cook and stir for 3-5 minutes
  • or until lightly browned. Add water and bouillon; bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until rice is
  • tender and liquid is absorbed. Remove from the heat; stir in the
  • onions and soy sauce. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in
  • almonds. Yield: 20-22 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 196 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 720 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.