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Almond Rice Pilaf

Sharon Adamczyk of Wind Lake, Wisconsin writes, "With quick-cooking rice, this is a speedy side dish...but the almonds make it special enough to serve to company. It goes well with all kinds of meats."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total: 15 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute onion and almonds in butter until onion is tender and almonds are lightly browned. Add broth; bring to a boil. Stir in rice. Cover and remove from the heat. Let stand for 5-8 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 185 calories, 5g fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 331mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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