Rice Pilaf with Toasted Almonds

Rice Pilaf with Toasted Almonds

If you are looking for a healthy and tasty new way to cook rice, well you are in the right place. This pilaf rice calls for some easy ingredients to make a side dish that is perfect to pair with chicken, pork of also beef.

Ingredients (serves 2):

  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1/3 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 tsp. ground coriander
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 2 cups of vegetable broth
  • 2 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup sliced toasted almonds

Chop up the onion

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In a medium saucepan melt the butter, cook onion stirring until golden, about 5 min

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Add coriander, season with salt and pepper then add rice and stir around until edges become translucent (about 2 min).

Pour in the broth, cover with a lid, bring to a simmer

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and let cook until all liquid is absorbed and rice is cooked. About 15 min.

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Chop some fresh parsley

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and slice the almonds

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Remove from pan, add almonds and fresh parsley. Gently toss fluff the rice and stir gently.

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Serve it immediately.



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