Vegan Mushroom and Spinach Saffron Rice Recipe



1 Cup Basmati Rice
2 Cups Water
1/2 Tsp Salt
1 Tbsp Vegan Margarine
1 Medium Onion Chopped
2 Cups Sliced Mushrooms
2 Cups Baby Spinach
1 Can Chick Peas (Washed and Drained)
3-4 Threads Saffron
Salt and Pepper to Taste


In a medium saucepan, combine rice, water, salt and margarine and bring to a boil. Stir once, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
While rice is cooking, sauté onions in a little olive oil. Add mushrooms and continue to sauté mixture. Add salt and pepper to taste. When onions and mushrooms are cooked, add the spinach and chick peas and continue to sauté until the spinach is wilted. Remove from heat.
Stir the mushroom and spinach mixture into the cooked rice. Add the saffron and mix well. This can be served as a side dish, or a main meal with salad.

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