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almond rice pilaf
Almond Rice Pilaf with Parsley
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins

My go to rice pilaf recipe  is this almond rice pilaf with parsley- the rice cooks perfectly every time

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: rice pilaf, side dish
Servings: 4
Calories: 307 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 3 tablespoons butter divided (use olive oil for vegan or dairy free)
  • 1/2 large onion diced
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 cups chicken broth vegetable broth if vegan
  • salt pepper, to taste
  • handful fresh parsley chopped
  1. Over medium heat melt 2 tablespoons butter (or oil) in a pot. Add onions. Cook until translucent, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add almonds and cook until starting to brown, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add rice, cook and stir 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add chicken (or vegetable) broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 15-20 or until rice is cooked through.
  5. Add parsley and 1 tablespoon butter and fluff with a fork.

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Nutrition Facts
Almond Rice Pilaf with Parsley
Amount Per Serving
Calories 307 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 507mg22%
Potassium 230mg7%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 1g4%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 9.2mg11%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.