Recipe Summary

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Yield: 4 servings

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Almond Rice Pilaf
This recipe serves:   
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/3 cup finely chopped onions
1 sprig fresh thyme (optional)
2/3 cup converted rice
1 cup chicken broth, low-sodium or water
1/8 teaspoon salt
freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup sliced almonds

Cooking Instructions
1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2. In a small ovenproof pot, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Add the onion and thyme, and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, until the onions become translucent but not brown.

3. Add the rice and stir to coat evenly with oil. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes.

4. Add the stock and bring to a boil over high heat.

5. As soon as the stock comes to a boil, cover the pot and place in the oven for 18 minutes.

6. Add the salt, pepper, and almonds and fluff with a fork.

Serving Size: about 1/2 cup

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 4
Per Serving
Calories 205 Carbohydrate 28 g
Fat 8 g Fiber 2 g
Protein 5 g Saturated Fat 1 g
Sodium 91 mg    


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