Spanish Rice with Saffron

This vibrant yellow rice is a perfect mini-side to go with small plates.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Pinch saffron threads
  • ½ Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup long-grain rice

Directions

  • Combine the water, salt, saffron, and olive oil in a saucepan, then stir in the rice. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cover with a lid.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes. Do not lift the lid before that! Remove from heat and serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Pinch saffron threads
  • ½ Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup long-grain rice

Directions

  • Combine the water, salt, saffron, and olive oil in a saucepan, then stir in the rice. Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cover with a lid.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes. Do not lift the lid before that! Remove from heat and serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories60
Total Fat1g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium100mg
Total Carbohydrate12g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars0g
Protein1g