Green Bean Almond Rice

Green Bean Almond Rice

Ready in 30 minutes
19 review(s) averaging 4.6. 89% would make again

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Nutty brown rice, highlighted with crisp green beans and almonds

"I made this for a party and even the kids ate it and raved about it! My friends ate it all! They even ate it cold. It was incredibly easy to make too. I had most of the ingredients in the kitchen already. Now all of my friends think I am some sort of incredible chef even though I know almost nothing about cooking."


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1 tablespoon Butter; or margarine
1/2 cup almonds; Slivered
1/2 cup onion; Chopped
1/3 cup red bell pepper; Chopped
3 cups Brown rice; (cooked in vegetable broth)
10 ounces French-style green beans; (frozen), thawed
1/8 teaspoon white pepper; Ground
1/4 teaspoon Tarragon

Original recipe makes 8 Servings



Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add almonds; stir until lightly browned. Add onions and red pepper; cook for 2 minutes or until tender. Add rice, green beans, white pepper, and tarragon. Stir until thoroughly heated.

Adapted from recipe in: Seasonal Inspirations for Rice

Each (3/4 cup) serving contains an estimated:

Cals: 179, FatCals: 54, TotalFat: 5g

Chol: 4mg, Na: 86mg, K: 264mg

TotCarbs: 26g, Fiber: 6g, Sugars: 1g

NetCarbs: 22g, Protein: 6g


This was quick to put together as I had cooked brown rice to use up.

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Delicious and the kids went back to the kitchen and cleaned the pot
BcvR 1 year ago

Makes rice interesting, nice way to eat brown rice.
darrent 1 year ago

MauraSpeckt 2 years ago

I toasted the rice and 1/4 cup of orzo, put that in the rice cooker with 3 chopped carrots, frozen green beans and 2:1 broth to rice. Also added some dry oregano and chopped scallions. Very good.
terri101959 2 years ago

Great side dish! I didn't have red peppers or tarragon so those got left out. Also used canned green beans. Once I browned the almonds and cooked the onions. I added all the ingredients (uncooked rice and vegetable broth and all other ingredients) to the rice cooker and let it finish the job for me. Super easy!
Jldozer 2 years ago

World's greatest Mother in law and I thought this was a great way to combine the green vegetable with the starch. Picky Wife, however, did not like the frozen French cut green beans. She said, 'next time, try canned'. Perhaps I will. Love the grn bn & rice combo.
billmc44 2 years ago

Was delicious, tried it a second time with cous cous and worked just as well.
melegan 3 years ago

This was great! I used fresh green beans and dried basil...
Bonteach5 3 years ago

While preparing this it seemed a bit dry, but that wasn't the case at all when served. We had baked Parmesan tilapia with this. Excellent!
GrandmaBarbara 3 years ago

I used my favorite whole grain rice blend & added pecans (because I realized too late that I was almost out of almonds), and it was delicious!
kimboorleelee 4 years ago

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