8 cups

How to Make It

Step 1

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, and sauté 5 minutes. Add saffron, and sauté 1 minute.

Step 2

Add rice, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Reduce heat to medium; add vermouth and 2 cups broth. Cook, stirring constantly, until liquid is absorbed.

Step 3

Repeat procedure with remaining broth, 1/2 cup at a time. (Cooking time is 30 to 45 minutes.)

Step 4

Remove from heat, stir in cheese and pistachios.

Step 5

*1 cup chicken broth may be substituted for vermouth.

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