A tasty and colorful rice dish that goes well with grilled
fish, poultry and meat.
5 tablespoons butter
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1.5g strands saffron
(1 teaspoon) or a few pinches of powdered saffron, diluted
and crushed in small amount of hot water
400g (1 3/4 cup, 14 ounces) short-grain rice
8 dl (3 1/2 cups, 28 ounces) tomato paste
Parsley leaves for garnish
Heat 2 tablespoons butter in large saucepan and saut onions
until soft. Stir in saffron, rice and a pinch of salt. Add
hot broth. Bring to boil. Lower heat and cook, covered, for
about 20 minutes. Just before serving, stir in tomato paste
and 3 tablespoons butter. Quickly put rice in a mold, pressing
down lightly with a spoon. Unmold onto serving dish and garnish
with parsley leaves.
My Kitchen in Spain: 235 Authentic Regional Recipes Celebrating Vibrant
Regional Flavors - Janet Mendel
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