Orange-scented Rice Pilaf with Currants and Almonds

 

The sweet taste of oranges and dried currants complements the nutty-flavored brown rice and almonds in this pilaf. Citrus notes make it a perfect accompaniment to chicken or fish.

What you will need

1 tablespoon canola oil

1/2 yellow onion, finely chopped

1 cup uncooked brown basmati rice or basmati-wild rice blend

1 1/2 cup low-sodium vegetable broth

3/4 cup Whole Trade™ 365 Everyday Value® Organic Orange Juice

2 green onions, thinly sliced

1/2 cup dried currants

1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro or flat-leaf parsley

1/4 fine sea salt

1/8 ground black pepper

(Nutritional facts 226 calories, 6.3 g fat, 38.85 g carbohydrates, 6.66 g protein, undefined mg cholesterol, 26 mg sodium)

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