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    Saffron Rice and Golden Raisin Pilaf

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    35 mins

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    25 mins

    cookiecutter _'s Note:

    For a more earthy flavored dish, substitute turmeric for the saffron. From the Mayo Clinic Williams-Sonoma Cookbook.

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    1. 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. 2
      Add broth, water, pepper, cinnamon and allspice. Increase heat to high and bring to a boil.
    3. 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. 4
      To serve, stir and fluff the rice and garnish with remaining pine nuts.

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    Nutritional Facts for Saffron Rice and Golden Raisin Pilaf

    Serving Size: 1 (167 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 283.4
    Calories from Fat 44
    Total Fat 4.9 g
    Saturated Fat 0.6 g
    Cholesterol 0.4 mg
    Sodium 141.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 55.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.0 g
    Sugars 12.6 g
    Protein 5.0 g

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    vegetable broth

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