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    Basmati & Mushroom Pilaf

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    5 mins

    25 mins

    TexasKelly's Note:

    This is another one from my mother. I haven't made it myself, but I have eaten plenty of it-- it is sooooo good. I am not big on nuts, but it really does taste good to have the almonds in there.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In heavy 2 quart saucepan (with a ice tight lid), saute uncooked rice and garlic in butter until rice is lightly browned.
    2. 2
      Add mushrooms and saute for 2 more minutes.
    3. 3
      Add stock, salt and pepper.
    4. 4
      Bring to a boil.
    5. 5
      Cover and reduce heat.
    6. 6
      Simmer for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed.
    7. 7
      Stir in almonds and parsley.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 12, 2006

      55

      This was a very nice side dish. For dietary reasons, I reduced the salt and used canola oil for the butter and only used 2 tsp with good results. I also added on small chopped onion which I sauteed along with the mushrooms. The toasted almonds definitely add to the pilaf and provided both a nice crunch and depth of flavor. I served this pilaf with broiled scallops and steamed grean beans. Thank you Texas Kelly for sharing the recipe.

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    • on January 28, 2005

      55

      I served this pilaf for my book club. I doubled the recipe and there was nary a grain left. This is the first time I've used basmati rice, and I'm a convert. I had large cremini mushrooms, so I chopped rather than sliced them. Other than that, the only change I made was to add chopped green onions with the parsley and almonds at the end. Thank your mom for the recipe Kelly, she made my dinner the star of the evening. Oh yeah, and the book was good too!

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    Nutritional Facts for Basmati & Mushroom Pilaf

    Serving Size: 1 (1004 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 510.0
     
    Calories from Fat 214
    42%
    Total Fat 23.8 g
    36%
    Saturated Fat 6.7 g
    33%
    Cholesterol 25.1 mg
    8%
    Sodium 758.5 mg
    31%
    Total Carbohydrate 60.7 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 5.7 g
    22%
    Sugars 5.4 g
    21%
    Protein 16.5 g
    33%

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