Almond Pilaf

Almond Pilaf

1 1/2 cups uncooked regular long grain rice
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tablespoons reduced fat butter or margarine
1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon curry powder
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3 cups reduced sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup slivered almonds

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Heat margarine in a large nonstick skillet, add onions and rice and cook just until rice begins to brown. Stir in spices and mix well. Place ingredients in a 2-quart casserole and stir in broth. Cover and bake about 40 minutes or until liquid is absorbed and rice is tender. Stir in almonds just before serving.

Makes 6 Servings
Serving Size: 6 ounces

Nutrients per serving:
Calories: 239
Total fat: 6 grams (24% of calories)
Saturated fat: 1 gram
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 450 mg
Carbohydrate: 39 grams (65% of calories)
Protein: 7 grams (11% of calories)
Dietary fiber: 2 grams