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Almond Rice Pilaf

Almond Rice Pilaf


 INGREDIENTS 


2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/4 cup finely chopped onion (1/2 a medium
onion)
1/3 cup slivered almonds
1 cup uncooked long-grain white rice
2 cups chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Chopped fresh parsley leaves

 DIRECTIONS 


In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Stir in the onion and almonds. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until the onion is softened and the almonds are golden, stirring occasionally. Add the rice; cook and stir for 1 minute. Slowly stir in the broth and add the salt and the pepper, to taste. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork and garnish with parsley.


Makes 4 servings



Almond Rice Pilaf
Nutrition Information
Almond Rice Pilaf
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Amount Per Serving
Calories 1116.00
Calories from Fat 386.99
Total Fat
42.1g
Saturated Fat
15.3g
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
60.0mg
Sodium
2902.9mg
Total Carbohydrate
152.7g
Dietary Fiber
4.7g
Sugars
3.0g
Protein
21.8g
Vitamin A 16%
Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 12%
Iron 43%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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