Saffron Pistachios Recipe

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Saffron Pistachios

Vicki Butts (lazyme)

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@lazyme5909

Saffron, the world's most expensive spice, is fortunately so flavorful that you need only a tiny bit to flavor foods. Used most famously in risotto Milanese, paella and bouillabaisse, saffron adds a kind of aromatic pungency and gorgeous yellow color.

Mix into steamed basmati rice or couscous.


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Serves:

2 cups

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
pistachio nuts, shelled, lightly toasted
2 Tbsp
olive oil
4
saffron threads, crushed (or 1tsp curry powder and 1/2 tsp kosher salt)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 250°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2
Place the pistachios and oil in a medium-size bowl and toss to combine. Add the saffron and salt and toss until the nuts are well coated.
3
Transfer the pistachios to the prepared sheet and arrange in a single layer. Place in the oven and cook until the nuts just begin to color, about 20 minutes.
4
Remove from the oven, transfer the nuts to a paper towel to drain, and set aside to cool before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Middle Eastern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy