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Brown Basmati Pilaf with Almonds and Raisins

Recipe submitted courtesy of Lundberg Family Farms.


    • 1 cup Lundberg Family Farms Brown Basmati
    • 2 cups water
    • 1 Tbsp. butter
    • Juice of one lemon
    • 1 tsp. lemon zest
    • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
    • 1/4 cup golden raisins
    • 1/4 cup green onion slices
    • Garnish with 2 Tbsp. slivered almonds


        1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan with lid, and add Lundberg Brown Basmati, butter, lemon juice & zest, cumin, and raisins.
        2. Cover and reduce heat to simmer; cook 50 minutes. Remove from heat and let steam 10 minutes with lid on.
        3. Fluff with fork, stir in green onions and serve garnished with slivered almonds.


          Yield: 3.3 cups
          Serves 6 as a side dish (approximately ½ cup)
          1 cup= 185.3 grams


          CONTAINS TREE NUTS. Serving size ½ cup, Calories 110, Calories from fat 25, Total Fat 3g (Sat. Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 15mg, Total Carbohydrates 21g, Fiber 2g, Sugars 4g, Protein 2g.

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