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Creamy Saffron Rice

What you need: 

2 cup white basmati or jasmine rice
big pinch of saffron threads
pinch of salt
3 tablespoon margarine
2 large tomatoes, chopped
3 tablespoon fresh basil, oregano or thyme, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
red pepper flakes, optional

What you do: 

Fill a medium pot 3/4 full with water. Add saffron and salt and bring to a boil. Add rice (cooks like pasta). The rice should take 9 - 12 minutes, but check occasionally for doneness. Drain the rice, return in to the pot and gently stir in the margarine until melted. Add the tomatoes, herbs, salt, pepper and optional red pepper flakes. Mix well and serve.
This recipe doubles well.

Preparation Time: 
10 minutes
Cooking Time: 
Servings: 
2
Recipe Category: 

SO HOW'D IT GO?

that was great!! sooo delicious.. i loved the creamy texture

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