Spinach Rice

Spinach Rice

88 Reviews 2 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    45 m
  • Ready In

    1 h
Recipe by  eli3leg

“Even if you don't like spinach, you will love this creamy rice dish. Add more or less jalapeno peppers to your liking.”

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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  1. In a pot, bring the rice and water to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a medium baking dish.
  3. In a bowl, mix the soup, milk, jalapeno peppers, salt, and pepper.
  4. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat, and cook the onion until tender. Mix in the cooked rice and spinach. Pour the soup mixture into the skillet, and continue cooking until heated through. Mix in the cubed processed cheese, and transfer to the prepared baking dish.
  5. Bake 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until bubbly and lightly browned.

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This was absolutely scumptious!!! I made a couple of changes, however. I used brown rice and used more rice than the recipe called for. I did not use jalepenos because I didn't have any. I added some garlic as another reviewer suggested, and also 1/4 tsp white pepper for a little kick. I also added about half a cup of jullienned carrots, which I sauteed with the onions. They were delicious! I topped it with bread crumbs, too. And I actually omitted the cheese entirely, but the good news is I didn't miss it AT ALL - if you're trying to cut back on calories, don't be afraid to leave out the cheese! It's the kind of recipe you can really play with to suit your tastes - wonderful, I will be making it again and again!



This was wonderful! I followed the recipe exactly only substituting real shredded cheddar for the processed cheese. I also covered the top in shredded cheese. Wow! we loved it. I am sure this dish could also be made without the hot peppers and still be delicious for those who don't like their food with a kick. Thanks for this delicious recipe!



I thought this was an excellent dish. I did not have the peppers so I added a little garlic, however, I did feel that it would have been better with some kind of topping on it...maybe some buttered bread crumbs. I will make it again. Everyone in my family liked it.

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Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 207 cal
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs
  • 17.9 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 7.8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium
  • 830 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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