Greek Spinach and Rice

Greek Spinach and Rice


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This is a classic Greek side dish called spanakorizo. You can also dress it with a little lemon juice after it's cooked for brightness.

Kathy W.

Serves: 4 

  • 85ml olive oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 bunches fresh spinach, rinsed, stemmed and chopped
  • 250g crushed tomatoes or passata
  • 2 cups (500ml) water
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup (90g) uncooked white rice

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Heat olive oil in a large frypan over medium-high heat. Saute onions in the oil until soft and translucent. Add spinach, and cook stirring for a few minutes, then pour in the tomatoes and water.
  2. Bring to a boil, and season with the parsley, dill, salt and pepper. Stir in rice, reduce heat to low and simmer uncovered for 20 to 25 minutes, or until rice is tender. Add more water if necessary.

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