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Saffron Rice and Golden Raisin Pilaf

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“For a more earthy flavored dish, substitute turmeric for the saffron. From the Mayo Clinic Williams-Sonoma Cookbook.”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. In a large frying pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and saute until wilted (about 3 minutes). Add rice and saute 2 minutes longer.
  2. Add broth, water, pepper, cinnamon and allspice. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
  3. Stir in raisins, currants, saffron and half of the pine nuts. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until rice is tender and has absorbed all the liquid (about 20 minutes).
  4. To serve, stir and fluff the rice and garnish with remaining pine nuts.

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