Spanish Saffron Rice with Raisins & Pine Nuts

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Spain is famously known for paella, the tasty rice dish from Valencia. Today, I introduce to you a different type of Spanish rice dish, one that is absolutely delicious. Spanish Saffron Rice with Raisins & Pine Nuts. This rice dish is made with simple ingredients, has a beautiful sweet & savory flavor and it all comes together in about 30 minutes.

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1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup pine nuts
3 cloves garlic
1/2 onion
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 cup round rice
2 1/4 cups cold water
1/2 tsp saffron threads
handful fresh chives
pinch sea salt
pinch black pepper
  1. Add 1/2 cup of raisins into a bowl, cover the raisins with hot water and set aside, this will help soften the raisins
  2. Heat a nonstick fry pan with a medium heat and add a 1/4 cup of pine...
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Nutritions

Calories
671

Sodium
12mg
0% DV

Fat
50g
78% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
22g
7% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV