Saffron Rice Pilaf With Vegetables

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (17)

  • 2 cups medium or long-grain rice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, or olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped, or 1 large scallion, sliced or chopped
  • 2 to 4 cloves garlic, pressed or finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 1 large red or yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 1 to 2 (2- to 3-inch pieces) cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro, or parsley
  • 4 1/2 cups (about 1 liter) chicken stock, or vegetable stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon saffron threads

Directions

Learn how to make this recipe at The Spruce Eats

Mojito

This Cuban classic Mojito is a refreshing mix of crisp, white rum, sparkling soda water, fresh, zesty lime and fragrant mint leaves. Balancing the rum's smooth warmth with the lime's citrusy tang and the mint's cool, herbal notes, it promises to burst a tropical bliss!

Ingredients (5)

  • 2 oz. Captain Morgan White Rum
  • 0.75 oz. Lime Juice
  • 0.75 oz. Sugar Syrup
  • 2 oz. Soda Water
  • 10 Mint Leaves