Saffron Almond Rice Pilaf

Recipe Description

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  • 1 cup vegetable stock|vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • Pinch of saffron threads
  • 1/2 cup chopped Onion
  • 2 tablespoons soy marg
  • 1 cup long-grain rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup almond#Sliced almonds|sliced almonds, toasted


Heat broth and water in a small saucepan over moderate heat until hot, then crumble saffron into liquid and stir. Remove from heat.

Cook Onion in soy marg in a 2-quart heavy saucepan over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, 5 to 8 minutes.

Add rice and cook, stirring, until fragrant and pale golden, about 3 minutes. Stir in saffron broth, salt, and pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook, covered, until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 18 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, 5 minutes, then fluff rice with a fork and fold in almonds.
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