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Almond Rice Pilaf

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"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.'"
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Ingredients

13 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. In a saucepan, saute onion and almonds in butter until the onion is tender and the almonds are lightly browned. Add broth; bring to a boil. Stir in rice and cover. Remove from the heat. Let stand for 5-8 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed.

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I used this recipe as a guide/inspiration. My alterations/recommendation: I used 2 T butter and carmelized one medium onion cut in small rainbow-like slices. Then I added the almond and cook...

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I found this somewhat boring. I made it at Thanksgiving and used the leftovers w/ some turkey and chicken broth to make Turkey Rice Soup and it was much better. But alone not very good.

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I used this recipe as a guide/inspiration. My alterations/recommendation: I used 2 T butter and carmelized one medium onion cut in small rainbow-like slices. Then I added the almond and cook...

Really good. Didn't read the recipe and realized it called for instant rice so instead used one cup of regular rice simmered for 15 min and then let sit for 10.

This was great. I used 1 1/2 cup chicken broth and a cup of orange juice to give it an extra kick. I am not a fan of rice, but this was great. I have cooked it twice this week.

It was excellant. I too do not use instant rice. I made it using basmatti rice.

I love this recipe. I followed it exactly except when adding in the broth I also add some garlic and herb seasoning as well as a bit of Season-All. I have used Mrs. Dash and a garlic and herb wh...

The almonds really added a nice texture. I used regular white rice---2 cups rice, nearly 4 cups broth and simmered 20 minutes. Next time I will add a little salt, and perhaps something green...p...

Almost exactly like the side dish served at Applebee's. Easy to recreate, and while it's not an exact replica it's still really very good! Have made it before, and will be making it again this w...

Wow! This could not be easier and it is wonderful! It is difficult to get rice perfectly cooked and this recipe achieves that! I always add more almonds as my kids love them. The flavor is great...

Nice basic recipe.. I used italian herbs, garlic powder,mushrooms, peas and toasted pecans to flavor it. Nice, but quite mild. I think next time I'll either serve with a good sauce, or use diffe...