Saffron Rice

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Saffron rice is an explosion of flavor and color! Definitely a shock to the senses to when you’re used to everything else being so … beige. 

Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 15 min Rest Time 5 min Total Time 30 mins Servings: 8 Calories: 211

Description

Saffron rice is an explosion of flavor and color! Definitely a shock to the senses to when you’re used to everything else being so … beige. 

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Add the saffron threads to a small bowl and pour over the boiling water. Set aside.

  2. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add in leek and sauté for 3 minutes or until bright green and fragrant. Add in the garlic and sauté for another minute more.

  3. Add the rice and stir until fully coated with oil. Add in the stock or water and the saffron infusion and stir to combine.

  4. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cover, simmering for 15 minutes or until the liquid has been absorbed and the rice is fully cooked.

  5. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff the rice with a fork and adjust salt if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 8


Amount Per Serving
Calories 211
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.9g6%
Saturated Fat 0.4g2%
Sodium 153mg7%
Potassium 85mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 39.5g14%
Dietary Fiber 0.9g4%
Sugars 0.7g
Protein 3.6g8%

Calcium 2%
Iron 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Note

This recipe is FAILSAFE and RPAH Elimination Diet friendly. It is also gluten free, dairy free, soy free, egg free, corn free, nightshade free, and low salicylate. 

Keywords: saffron, rice, saffron rice, vegan, vegetarian, failsafe, rpah elimination diet

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