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Almond Rice Recipe

Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Almond rice dish consists of long grain brown rice with bouillon granules, almonds or pine nuts and grated lemon zest.

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup long grain brown rice
2 cups water
1 teaspoon low-sodium bouillon granules
2 tablespoons almonds or pine nuts, silvered
2 tablespoons grated lemon zest

Almond Rice using brown rice

Recipe Directions

In a medium-size saucepan, bring rice and water to a boil. Turn off heat and let rice stand in water, covered, six hours. When ready to cook, add bouillin granules and brine to a boil. Cook ten minutes until water is absorbed and rice is tender. Drain, if necesary.

Add almonds and lemon zest. Let stand a few minutes, then fluff with a fork and serve.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories: 96; Fat 1g; Cholesterol 0mg; Carbohydrates 10g; Protein 2g; Sodium 123mg
Diabetic Exchange:  1 Starch/bread

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