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Almond Brown Rice Pilaf - Turn simple brown rice into a delicious healthy dish with toasted almonds, sweet shallots and parsley!

Almond Brown Rice Pilaf

Katerina | Diethood
Almond Brown Rice Pilaf - Turn simple brown rice into a delicious healthy dish with toasted almonds, sweet shallots and parsley!
Servings : 4 Serves
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 1 garlic clove , minced.
  • 1-1/2 cups instant brown rice
  • 1 cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds , toasted
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Instructions
 

  • Heat olive oil and butter in a nonstick pan over medium heat.
  • Add chopped shallots and saute for 1 minute or until crisp-tender.
  • Add garlic and saute for 20 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • Stir in rice and continue to cook for 1 minute.
  • Add chicken broth, salt and pepper.
  • Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and add toasted almonds and parsley; stir and fluff with a fork.
  • Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  • Serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 6

Nutrition

Calories: 140 kcal | Carbohydrates: 11 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Cholesterol: 7 mg | Sodium: 261 mg | Potassium: 47 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 0 g | Vitamin A: 295 IU | Vitamin C: 1.6 mg | Calcium: 18 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 10 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Macedonian
Keyword: brown rice recipes, pilaf recipe, side dish