Delicious Almond Rice Pilaf

Delicious Almond Rice Pilaf

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"A delicious side dish for beef or chicken. A great change from plain rice or boxed rice mixes. I like to serve this with grilled chicken or with saucy cube steaks."
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40 m servings 212 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 212 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 38.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 4.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 223 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat; cook and stir onion until tender, about 5 minutes. Add rice and almonds, cooking and stirring until rice is lightly toasted, about 5 minutes more. Stir in water, bouillon, and parsley; cover and reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer until water is absorbed and rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and allow rice to rest for 5 minutes before serving.



This has the potential to be "delicious," but it came out incredibly bland. Next time I would perhaps use a finely diced mirepoix (onion, celery and carrot) and add some minced garlic as well, ...

I decided to try this recipe to accompany the Balsamic chicken that I was serving. I wanted a pilaf that would be subtle in flavor to offset the bold flavors of the chicken, and this pilaf was ...

Just tried it, and was disappointed. It's quite bland, even for me. And I had even added minced garlic and a little extra boullion. Fortunately, I will be serving it with a brown gravy, altho...

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