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Recipe Name: Saffron-sesame Rice With Pine Nuts Submitted by: Administrator
Source: Source Description:
Ethnicity: Last Modified: 2/24/2014
Base: Comments:
Course: Side Dish  
Difficulty:
Preparation Time:
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients:
2 Cup(s) Water
1 Vegetable bouillon cube
2/3 Cup(s) Brown basmati rice
1 Teaspoon(s) Saffron threads
1/4 Cup(s) Hot water
1/4 Cup(s) Pine nuts
2 Tablespoon(s) Margarine
1 Shallot, peeled & minced
2 Scallions, minced
1/2 Lemon, juiced
1 1/2 Tablespoon(s) Tahini
1/4 Cup(s) Parsley, fresh minced
1 Tablespoon(s) Sesame seeds
Black pepper, to taste
Directions:
Combine water & bouillon cube in a small, heavy pot. Bring to a boil,
stir in the rice, cover & simmer until all the water is absorbed, 35
to 40 minutes. Combine the saffron & hot water & let steep till
needed. In a small, dry skillet, toast the pine nuts over moderate
heat until they are lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Remove from
heat. Once rice is done, heat margarine in skillet. Add minced
shallot & saute over low heat until golden. Stir in rice, soaked
saffron with its water, scallions, lemon juice & tahini. Cook over
very low heat, stirring, for 10 minutes. Add more water if necessary.
Stir in the pine nuts, parsley & sesame seeds. Season with pepper.
Serve at once. From Gemini's MASSIVE MealMaster collection at
www.synapse.com/~gemini

Nutrition (calculated from recipe ingredients)
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Calories: 232
Calories From Fat: 132
Total Fat: 15.5g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 90.7mg
Potassium: 482.4mg
Carbohydrates: 21.9g
Fiber: 1.5g
Sugar: <1g
Protein: 5.4g


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