Golden Saffron Rice

Golden Saffron Rice Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Saffron threads impart a rich golden-yellow hue to Golden Saffron Rice.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 137
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Sodium 121 mg

Ingredients

2 cups unseasoned hot cooked long-grain white rice simmered in water
1 tablespoon hot water
1/8 teaspoon saffron threads
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 cup minced onion
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Preparation

Start with hot cooked rice simmered in water. Combine 1 tablespoon hot water and saffron threads, and let stand 5 minutes; stir into rice. Heat olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Combine rice mixture, onion mixture, and kosher salt.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Sidney Fry, MS, RD,

May 2013
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