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Saffron Rice

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Ingredients
  Saffron 1⁄4 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Olive oil/Salad oil 2 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Long grain white rice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a cup mix saffron with 1 tablespoon hot water and set aside.
2. In a medium saucepan heat oil and butter and cook adding rice and salt stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
3. Add saffron mixture and 3 cups water and bring to boiling.
4. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, 15 to 20 minutes until liquid is absorbed.

SERVING
5. Serve with garnish as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Rice
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 249 Calories from Fat 83

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.4%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 164.8 mg6.9%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.61 g2.4%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 3 g6.7%

Vitamin A 2.5% Vitamin C 0.28%

Calcium 1.5% Iron 2.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Saffron Rice Recipe