Saffron



Nutrition Information*
Serving size: 1 tbsp (2.1g)
Based on a 2000 calorie diet

DV %

0.3
--
0.5
0.3
0.2
0
0.5
0.1


Calories: 6.5
Total Sugars: 0g
Carb.: 1.4g
Fiber: 0.1g
Total Fats: 0.1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Protein: 0.2g
Sodium: 3.1mg
*Data provided by USDA

The orange aromatic, pungent, dried stigmas of a purple-flowered crocus used as a food colouring and flavouring.


Saffron is often found in recipes that also contain chicken thighs, orzo, white rice, chorizo, shrimp and evaporated milk


Substitution for 1/4 teaspoon saffron:

1/4 teaspoon turmeric

For color only.

Note: Substitutions are a suggestion only and may not work well with all recipes. Use your best judgment!

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