Savory saffron threads give this whole grain rice pilaf its signature yellow color and earthy, floral flavor. Our Success® Brown Rice adds nuttiness and whole grain goodness. Try out this simple and creamy version of rice pilaf for your next lunch or dinner. Once you try it, we guarantee that you’ll want to make it on a weekly basis!
Prepare rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, pour cream into a small, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds. Add saffron threads and let stand for 2 minutes, then stir cream until it turns yellow. Set aside.
Heat oil in a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Add onions and peas and sauté for 2 minutes.
Stir in hot cooked rice, saffron cream, salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
Although this recipe is naturally vegetarian, to make it vegan, substitute in cashew cream or another vegan variety of cream.