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 TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 239 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 172mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.
Originally published as Almond Rice in Simple & Delicious November/December 2008