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Nutty Jasmine Rice

Courtesy of Numi Organic Tea.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 tea bags Numi Jasmine Green
  • 2 ½ tsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 cups uncooked rice, preferably Basmati
  • 1 tsp. crushed saffron
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped parsley
  • yogurt (optional)

Directions:

  1. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a deep pot. Steep 2 tea bags of Jasmine Green for 5 minutes. Squeeze before removing tea bags.
  2. Stir in 1 tsp. oil, salt, and rice. Cover and cook over low heat for 10 minutes.
  3. Steep saffron in 1/8 cup water for 5 minutes. Pour saffron mixture over rice and recover.
  4. Cook another 5 minutes, until rice is tender.
  5. Fry nuts in 1 ½ tsp. oil in frying pan until golden. Garnish with nuts and parsley before serving.
  6. Serve with yogurt or Numi’s Green Tea Salmon.

Servings:

Makes 4 Servings

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