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Soffrito Rice

Description: Rice with saffron, bacon, and bell pepper.
Yield: Side dish for 4 people.

Qty Unit Ingredient
Olive Oil
1/2 c. Onion (chopped)
1/2 c. Red Bell Pepper (chopped)
3 slices Bacon (chopped)
1/2 c. Rice (Uncooked)
3 c. Chicken Broth
pinch Saffron
Kosher Salt
Black Pepper


  1. In a large pot, cook onion, bell pepper, and bacon until bacon begins to crisp
  2. Add rice and chicken broth and bring to a boil
  3. Add saffron, salt, and pepper
  4. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring regularly until the rice is cooked and has absorbed the broth (about 15-20 minutes)

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