Heather's Nutty Green Rice

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 259.0
  • Total Fat: 9.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 295.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 38.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.2 g
  • Protein: 5.7 g

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Yummy side dish! Yummy side dish!
Number of Servings: 4


    1 cup brown basmati rice
    2 cups water
    ¼ to½ tsp salt
    ½ cup almonds
    1 bunch parsley
    1 clove garlic
    1½ Tbsp. lemon juice
    1½ Tbsp. olive oil
    ½ cucumber, diced
    pepper to taste


Bring water to a boil, add rice and salt, stir and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for another 10 minutes; then remove cover and allow to cool. While rice is cooking, blend almonds, parsley, garlic, and oil in a food processor. When rice is cool, stir with nut mixture and add pepper to taste. Garnish with cucumber.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ILOVE2HIKE.

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