Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health™
Vary the vegetables to suit your taste; but the saffron is a must for its distinct flavor.
Diet Types: Low Fat, Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredients:
  • 1 large Spanish onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup frozen artichoke hearts, thawed
  • 2 cups tightly packed fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 2/3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cup white Basmati Rice
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Saffron Threads
  • 1 cup frozen lima beans
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour
    Instructions:
    Sauté onion, pepper and garlic in olive oil until just wilted. Add artichoke hearts and sauté 2 minutes. Add spinach, water and broth and bring to a boil. Add rice, salt, paprika and saffron. Stir. Cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Stir in lima beans and peas, cover and simmer another 10 minutes. Serve hot.

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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1
    Servings per Recipe: 4
    Amount Per Serving 
    Calories 348
    Calories from Fat 12
     % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 1g2%
      Saturated Fat 0g1%
      Mono Fat 0g 
    Sodium 650mg27%
    Total Carbs 73g24%
      Dietary Fiber 8g31%
      Sugars 2g 
    Protein 11g 
    Iron33%
    Calcium7%
    Vitamin B-620%
    Vitamin C80%
    Vitamin E5%
    Vitamin A44%
    Selenium20%
    Manganese70%
    Copper10%
    Zinc9%
    Potassium16%
    Phosphorus17%
    Magnesium19%
    Pantothenic acid11%
    Niacin22%
    Riboflavin12%
    Thiamin33%
    Folate61%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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