Saffron Rice Salad

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups unprocessed long grain rice
1/2 teaspoon saffron threads dissolved in 1 tbsp. boiling water
1/2 sweet green pepper, diced
1 ripe tomato, chopped
1 cup cooked or canned chick-peas
cup whole unskinned almonds
4 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Dash of ground black pepper

Preparation

1
Add rice to 3 cups boiling water, stir in saffron. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is tender and all water absorbed. Rinse in cold water to cool. Make the Vinaigrette Dressing.
2
Mix vinegar and spices, slowly whisk in the oils. Put rice and half the vegetables in a large bowl, pour on half the dressing and toss and add the rest of the rice and vegetables and dressing and toss again. Serve at room temperature or slightly chilled.

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Yield:

6.0 servings

Added:

December 6, 2009

Creator:

Anonymous

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