Brown rice & nut pilaf

Brown rice & nut pilaf

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About this recipe: Half the world's people rely on rice as their staple food. Rice offers B vitamins and some minerals; its protein features a good balance of amino acids. Almonds add to the naturally nutty flavour of brown rice in this recipe.

Janet Mitchell

Serves: 4 

  • 3 teaspoons
  • 915ml) olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 1/4 (300ml) cups chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary leaves
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:50min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over moderate heat. Add the onion and garlic and cook for 5 minutes or until soft. Add the rice, stock, 1 1/4 cups water and the rosemary. Bring to the boil. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes.
  2. Stir in the almonds before serving.

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