Mexican Saffron Rojo Rice
55 mins (prep 15, cooking 40)
11 ingredients
8 servings
This is too good not to share! I could eat it every day, if saffron wasn't so expensive! I like to serve this with a simple grilled main entree to allow the flavor of the rice stand out. And with the tomato, peppers, and saffron, it is a beautiful-looking dish as well!

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Serving Size (139.3 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 62.31 Calories from Fat 51.03
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5.67g 69.8%
Saturated Fat 0.43g 17.29%
Trans Fat 0.14g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 603.1mg 201.03%
Total Carbohydrate 3.01g 8.03%
Dietary Fiber 0.76 g 24.17%
Sugars 1.83 g %
Protein 0.61g 9.71%
Vitamin A 284.2IU% Vitamin C 2.98mg%
Calcium 9.66mg% Iron 0.5mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
chopped onion, uncooked white rice, chopped red bell pepper, ground cumin, clove garlic, powdered saffron