Baked Basmati with Artichokes & Almonds

This veggie-rice dish comes together in a flash. Just combine ingredients, bake, and dinner is served!
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Baked Basmati with Artichokes & Almonds

Recipe by Rochelle Palermo

Start to Finish: 40 minues

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water

  • 1 cup basmati rice

  • 1 box (10 oz.) frozen artichokes, thawed and patted dry

  • 1/2 cup chopped shallots

  • 3 tbsp. olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 3 tbsp. sliced almonds, toasted

  • 1 lemon, zested (about 1 1/2 tsp.) and juiced (about 1/4 cup)

  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves

Preparation

In small baking pan, stir first 6 ingredients and 1 tsp. salt. Cover and bake at 400° until rice is tender, about 28 minutes. Using fork, stir in almonds, lemon zest and juice, and parsley. Season with pepper.