Saffron-tomato Rice Recipe

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Saffron-Tomato Rice

J White Harris

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@JWhiteH

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


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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

Directions Step-By-Step

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