Saffron Rice Salad

A colorful medley of red and green peppers, black olives and bright yellow saffron rice that goes well with burgers, shish kebabs or on its own. 

Saffron Rice Salad


Quantity Ingredients
2 tbsp white wine vinegar
1 tsp olive oil
2 to 3 drops hot pepper sauce (optional)
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 tsp ground white pepper
2-1/2 cups cooked rice (cooked in chicken broth and 1/8 teaspoon saffron)
cooled to room temperature
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
1/2 cup diced green bell pepper
1/4 cup sliced green onion
1/4 cup sliced black olives
Lettuce leaves


1. In a large bowl, combine vinegar, olive oil, hot pepper sauce (if using), garlic and white pepper. Mix well. 2. Add rice, peppers, onions and olives; toss lightly until combined. Serve on fresh lettuce leaves. Note: Ground turmeric can be substituted for the saffron, if desired.