Saffron Rice Stir Fry with Prosciutto, Tomatoes and Basil

This recipe serves four.

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  • 4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ cups onions, thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup prosciutto ham, cut into thin strips
  • 2 cups cooked saffron rice, any favorite variety, cooled
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 8 basil leaves, torn
  • To taste, salt and pepper


  • Heat a saute pan on medium-high heat.
  • Add the olive oil and onions. Cook, stirring for about three minutes or until well wilted and slightly browned at edges.
  • Add the garlic and prosciutto and cook 30 seconds.
  • Add the rice and stir to heat through.
  • Finish by adding the diced tomatoes and basil.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle with more olive oil before serving and enjoy!
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