saffron recipes

Saffron Recipes

Saffron is an expensive spice that deserves nothing but the best treatment. If you have some in your pantry, it's time to get cooking! Make the most out of this special ingredient with the help of these saffron recipes. Check out your options below, and take your pick from soup, chicken dishes, rice dishes, and more. There are plenty of dishes to try here.

Recommended Saffron Recipes

Vegetable

40 mins

Squash Meatballs Recipe

Serve savory fried squash meatballs that you can easily whip up in your kitchen and enjoy crispy-fried meat-free meatballs loaded with fresh flavors!

Muffin

35 mins

Fantastic Pistachio Muffins Recipe

A toothsome pistachio muffins treat that is sure to delight any crowd. They’re baked with real pistachio nuts and topped with more nuts for extra crunch. Serve warm with some coffee or tea, and enjoy!

Rice & Risotto

1 hr

Butternut Squash Risotto with Saffron and Sage Recipe

This butternut squash risotto is filled with sweet, soft chunks of squashed and flavored with earthy fall spices. With its creaminess, this cozy comfort meal is exactly what you want to eat this time of year.

Fried

45 mins

Pan Fried Tilapia with Bacon Recipe

Combine a milky fried tilapia fillet with salty and savory bacon in one dish for a rendezvous of flavors you’ve never had before. This recipe will make you wonder why you haven’t eaten this much tilapia since you’ve discovered them!

Fried

1 hr

Toasted Pistachio-Cheese Arancini Recipe

If you're a rice lover, then you'll definitely enjoy this new way of eating it. Cheese arancini is an Italian dish of fried rice balls loaded with nuts.

Soup

55 mins

Mussel Soup with Saffron Recipe

An elegant and unique seafood dish is what you get with this mussel soup recipe. It's cooked and flavored with white wine.

Soup

1 hr 30 mins

Provençal Fish Soup Recipe

Tender and flaky fish, plump shrimps, and soft veggies are simmered in a spiced tomato and clam broth, to yield this but flavor-packed Provençal fish soup!

Rice & Risotto

30 mins

Milanese Risotto Recipe

This Milanese risotto offers a savory and elegant dish with its combination of chicken stock, saffron threads, and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.

Rice & Risotto

35 mins

Fennel and Sausage Risotto Recipe

Sweet and aromatic fennel is tossed with hearty Italian sausages, and cooked over a creamy rice porridge, to yield this flavorful sausage risotto dish!

Rice & Risotto

30 mins

Creamy Seafood Risotto Recipe

Mascarpone cheese balances out the richness of the shrimps and crabs in this creamy seafood risotto recipe- perfect for all the seafood lovers out there.

Stew

30 mins

Chickpea and Spinach Stew Recipe

Have a warm and filling bowl of this chickpea and spinach stew cooked with raisins and tomatoes in a garlicky, spiced sauce, for a mouthwatering meal!

Yogurt

1 hr 44 mins

Shrikhand Recipe

Sweet and spice flavors come together in this shrikhand recipe. It’s an Indian dessert made with yogurt and toasted coconuts topped with mango slices.

Pan-Fry & Skillet

1 hr 22 mins

Homemade Picadillo Recipe

This easy-to-make picadillo recipe yields a savory and rich dish, made of ground beef, bell pepper, and onions in a smooth and well-spiced tomato sauce.

Pan-Fry & Skillet

34 mins

Monkfish Couscous Recipe

Flaky and tender monkfish, juicy tomatoes, and hearty seasonings make up this luscious and filling monkfish couscous! Whip up a serving in under one hour.

Pasta

45 mins

Baked Pasta with Shrimp Recipe

Savor a filling seafood dish with this baked pasta that comes with shellfish in creamy saffron-spiced sauce. Whip up a filling serving in just under 1 hour!

Pasta

55 mins

Cavatelli with Sardinian Meat Sauce Recipe

Have a fill of this piquant cavatelli dish that offers the prime flavors of Sardinia with its meat sauce made with hot Italian sausage, tomatoes, and herbs.

BBQ & Grilled

35 mins

Sardinian Lamb Kabobs Over Couscous Recipe

These lamb kabobs makes a filling meal, brimming with tangy and herby flavors, grilled to smoky perfection, and served over tomato-simmered couscous!

Rice & Risotto

50 mins

Saffron Rice Pilaf Recipe

Make your meals more colorful with this bright and fluffy saffron rice pilaf, made flavorful with saffron, orange zest, and cloves, for a spiced side!

Instant Pot

50 mins

Instant Pot Paella With Chicken Recipe

Craving for a savory rice meal? This instant pot paella recipe is full of savory goodness from chicken and sausages that will surely satisfy your cravings.

Rice & Risotto

1 hr 5 mins

Seafood Paella Recipe

Make use of your grill and create a savory classic seafood paella that is best served during family outdoor lunch or any other meal of the day.
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