Place basmati rice in pot, and add the water, salt, saffron, and 1 tsp. of olive oil. Stir well, and bring to a boil. Turn down heat, cover and cook for 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat, fluff, and cover again until ready to use.
In a non stick skillet heat the remaining olive oil, and saute the shallots and the almonds, until they begin to brown slightly.
Add the shallots and almond to the rice and toss. Finally, mix in the Craisins®.
Sprinkle with parsley.
Saffron Rice with Craisins and Almonds
Amount Per Serving
Calories 183Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g6%
Total Carbohydrates 32g11%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.