Saffron-tomato Rice Recipe

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Saffron-Tomato Rice

J. White Harris

By
@JWhiteH

Saffron is about the most expensive spice around, at least here in this country. it is most commonly used in the Medeterrian area.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

4 c
water
2 c
chicken stock
pinch of saffron threads
2 Tbsp
butter, unsalted
1 Tbsp
olive oil
1 medium
spanish onion
3 c
white rice
5
tomatoes, seeded and diced
salt and pepper, to taste

Step-By-Step

1Combine water, stock, 2 tablespoons salt and saffron in a medium saucepan over high heat and simmer until the threads open, about 5 minutes.
2Melt butter and oil in a medium saucepan over medium high heat, add onion and saute until soft.
3Add the rice and stir to coat with the oil and butter.
4Add the saffron broth, bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to medium. Cook until the rice is tender about 15 to 20 minutes.
5Fold in the tomatoes and season with salt and pepper to taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy