Almond Rice Pilaf
Almond Rice Pilaf
Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1 1/2 cups instant rice, uncooked
  • 2 Tablespoons slivered almonds or sunflower seeds (can add more to taste if desired)

Directions:

  1. In a medium saucepan, melt butter, add onions and saute until tender.
  2. Add water and bring to a boil.
  3. Add bouillon cubes and stir to dissolve.
  4. Stir in rice and slivered almonds. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Fluff with fork and serve.
Notes: 
  • May substitute 2 cups chicken broth for the water and bouillon cubes.
  • Consider adding some fresh or frozen vegetables like carrots or peas.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1/6 of recipe):
  • Calories 80
  • Total Fat 3.5g
  • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 5mg
  • Sodium 125mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 11g
  • Fiber <1g
  • Total Sugars 1g
  • Protein 2g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%