Spinach and Rice (Spanakorizo)

Spinach and Rice (Spanakorizo)

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Kathy W. 32

"This is a Greek side dish that our family loves. Add a little Feta cheese and fresh lemon after it's cooked and you have heaven."

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  • Calories:
  • 337 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 19.3 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 35.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 9.8 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 553 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet 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 tomato sauce and water. Bring to a boil, and season with 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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As a Greek-American family, we eat this often, especially during lent and as a main dish. To improve the cooking method given, try this: saute rice along with onion add minced fresh garlic too, ...

In Greece spanakorizo is a main dish, not a side - all the better to enjoy more of this healthy, delicious dish! fresh dill is essential to the recipe however - so much better than dried. Also,...

This is a really good basic recipe. I normally add some garlic, use chicken broth instead of the water, chopped tomatoes instead of tomato sauce and omit the dill (not to fond of dill). I also a...