toasted-almond
Rice Pilafs and Blends

Toasted Almond

 

Simple and delicately seasoned, this dish is a unique combination of long grain rice, toasted orzo pasta and tender pearled wheat with crunchy toasted almonds.

Near East® Toasted Almond Pilaf Mix is Kosher Certified *OU*.

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Ingredients & Nutrition

 
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Ingredients
PARBOILED LONG GRAIN RICE, ORZO (MACARONI PRODUCT MADE WITH WHEAT FLOUR), PEARLED WHEAT, ALMONDS, SALT, AUTOLYZED YEAST EXTRACT*, ONIONS*, NATURAL FLAVORS, GARLIC*, SPICES, TURMERIC SPICE WHICH IMPARTS COLOR, TOCOPHEROLS FOR FRESHNESS. *DRIED CONTAINS WHEAT AND ALMOND INGREDIENTS.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 2.0 oz (56 g/about 1/4 cup dry rice-wheat mix & 1 1/3 Tbsp seasoning mix) (1 cup prepared)
Servings Per Container: about 3.5 (dry)
Amount Per Serving   As Packaged   As Prepared
Calories   200   230
Calories from Fat   25   50
% Daily Value **
Total Fat 3g   4%   9%
Saturated Fat 0g   0%   11%
Trans Fat 0g    
Cholesterol 0mg   0%   3%
Sodium 580mg   24%   25%
Total Carbs 40g   13%   13%
Dietary Fiber 2g   8%   8%
Sugars 1g    
Protein 5g    
Vitamin A   0%   2%
Vitamin C   0%   0%
Calcium   2%   2%
Iron   4%   4%

Preparation Instructions

 
Range Top Directions
  1. In medium saucepan, bring 1-3/4 cups water and 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil just to a boil.
  2. Stir in rice and contents of Spice Sack. Return to a boil.
  3. Cover; reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 to 25 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff pilaf lightly with fork before serving.
Makes 3 cups
Microwave Directions
  1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine rice, contents of Spice Sack, 2-1/2 cups water and 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil.
  2. Cover, microwave at HIGH 21 to 24 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.*
  3. Let stand about 5 minutes or until all water is absorbed.
  4. Fluff pilaf lightly with fork before serving.
* Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust times as needed.
Alternate Directions
Follow the above preparation directions, except omit butter or olive oil and add additional 3 tablespoons water. (For information about Sodium and other Nutrients, see the Ingredient and Nutrition Information listed with this product.)
High Altitude Preparation
At high altitudes, increase water to 2-3/4 cups and cooking time to 33 to 38 minutes.
 
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