Sweet and Sour Almonds on Rice
Vegetarian Recipe

1/2 cup almonds

1/2 cup maple syrup

1/2 cup vinegar

1/2 cup ketchup

1/4 cup soy sauce

1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 onion, chopped

1 green pepper, chopped

1 tomato, chopped

1 cup unsweetened pineapple, chopped

4 cups cooked brown rice


Bake almonds on foil at 300°F for 20 minutes.

Prepare sauce by boiling syrup, vinegar, ketchup, and soy sauce for 2 minutes. Dissolve cornstarch into 1/4 cup cold water, and add it to the sauce. Then boil for an additional minute.


Simmer onion and green pepper in 1/2 cup water for 10 minutes. Drain off water, then add tomato and pineapple, follow by the baked almonds and sauce. Cook for 5 minutes and serve over generous portions of brown rice. Serves 6.


The McDougall Plan, John A. McDougall, MD, and Mary A. McDougall, L.P.M., (Piscataway, NJ: New Century Publishers, 1983).

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