Share:

Greek Spinach Rice

Greek Spinach Rice

I love tucking vegetables into rice for a healthier side dish. Be sure to check the spinach over for any bad leaves. You can make this with brown rice – just add 25 minutes to the cooking time. And use less salt if your chicken stock is salted. - Jenny Jones

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Makes: 4 servings

Greek Spinach Rice

Ingredients:

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup diced green onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup long grain rice

  • 2 cups chicken stock or water
  • 4-5 oz baby spinach, thick stems removed
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt + pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, sauté onion & garlic in oil for one minute.
  2. Add dry, uncooked rice. Sauté for one minute.
  3. Add stock, spinach, dill, salt & pepper. Bring to a boil, cover & simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.

Notes: For more on this recipe in my blog click here.

4 Comments on "Greek Spinach Rice"

  1. elzbieta with Poland/Lodz/

    Hi, Jenny !
    J like spinach at all, and now J know what J wll do for half board.Thanks

  2. melita

    Hello from down under, i love your recipes cant stop watching in case i miss something please keep up the good work and cheers from Australia.

  3. Joe Monzer

    HI..THIS IS A WONDERFUL AND HEALTHY RECIPE..I LOVED IT..I ALSO LOVE EVERYTHING YOU SUGGEST..I AM A BIG FAN OF YOURS..PLEASE KEEP THE WONDERFUL RECIPES COMING..THANKS A MILLION..

Leave a Comment

My FAQs answer many question. I am not always able to answer questions.