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Cardamom Saffron Rice & Tomatoes

Makes 4 servings. *Gluten-Free

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup dry rice
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 yellow or sweet onion
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 15- oz. can diced tomatoes
  • pinch saffron
  • 1/4 tsp coriander
  • dash cinnamon
  • 1 tsp sea salt

Instructions
 

  • Cook rice according to package directions. Mince garlic and dice onion.
  • Five minutes before rice is done, melt coconut oil in a large sauté pan over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic 5 minutes or until soft. Add 2 cups cooked rice to skillet along with tomatoes, saffron, coriander, cinnamon, and salt. Stir, cover, and allow to sit 5 minutes before serving.