This is a pretty basic Middle Eastern dinner. These Kabobs really work with plant-based Chick’n pieces. The Saffron Rice is an ancient Middle-Eastern standby and you’ll enjoy the coolness of the cucumber/tomato salad to top it off. Add a piece of warm pita bread to the mix and you’ve got a lovely meal.

If you’re having trouble finding saffron, or if it’s not a spice you like, substitute a combination of 1/2 tsp. turmeric, 1/4 tsp. ground coriander, 1/4 tsp. ground cumin,1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon and 1 tsp. honey in place of the saffron in the rice.

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