May 21, 2015

Easy Greek Spinach Rice

Greek Spinach Rice RecipeI admit I’m not a fan of cooked spinach when it sits alone in a big glob, but when it’s cooked in with rice and some onions, garlic, and dill, Greek style… I love it. With baby spinach available pre-washed and ready to go, this is a quick and healthy side dish. It’s what I usually have with my lemon chicken cutlets – they sound kind of Greek too.

This recipe is also in my cookbook but I’ve simplified the process a little to encourage everyone to try it. Spinach is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients and when it’s cooked, those benefits are even greater with a long list of vitamins, protein, iron, calcium, folate, and it has more potassium than bananas. Eating spinach will benefit your eyes, skin, and hair, support bone health, help protect against cancer & asthma, and it’s even good for your brain. This is a true superfood!

And this is an easy recipe. Everything cooks in one pot while you prepare the rest of your meal. I highly recommend the lemon chicken cutlets because they only take 20 minutes, the same time it takes the rice to cook. Oh, and the quick & easy broiled salmon – that goes great with Greek spinach rice too. Click here for the recipe. – Jenny Jones

4 Comments on "Easy Greek Spinach Rice"

  1. Alice

    Used to cook up a storm when there were 5 of us home. Even for my husband and me I continued to cook and entertain. Alone is another story. Alone in a pandemic — help. I love your recipes and videos. I’m having the salmon cakes tonight with your Greek spinach rice. Nice meals like that make sheltering all alone more bearable. Thanks for helping me eat healthy meals that are simple and good.

    • Jenny Can Cook

      It looks like you eat healthy meals – this combination is also one of my favorites. If you have a smart phone or camera, feel free to send in a photo of anything you make from my website and I’d be happy to post it. Just email it to me using this link: Take care.❤️

  2. Irma

    So excited when I saw you on a Facebook page, now I follow you….can’t wait to try the stuffed cabbage rolls… Love us, wishing you success…God bless

  3. Geraldine

    I am very happy that I came across this site. Your recipes are all on point, easy and simple to make, as well as being delicious. The recipes are clear and easy to follow. I would like to add that it does not cost an arm and leg for the ingredients. Simple and delicious. I’m hooked on Jenny!

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