Almond Rice Pilaf

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes
Stand: 5 Minutes


1 tablespoon butter
1 1/2 cups uncooked MAHATMA Long-Grain White Rice
3 cups chicken broth
1/4 cup chopped, toasted almonds
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper


1. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in rice, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes or until golden. Add chicken broth, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff rice with a fork.

2. Stir in almonds and remaining ingredients.