Perfect Greek Spinach Rice

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Perfect Greek Spinach Rice

Greek spinach rice is a vegetarian dish made with olive oil, garlic, and white wine. Add brown rice to the mix for a more filling meal.
Servings 2
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins


  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup rice (medium grained polished)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 onions (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves (finely sliced)
  • 1 kg spinach (frozen, sliced, thawed and squeezed dry)
  • 3/4 cup water


  • Heat the oil in a cooking pan over medium-high heat. Add the rice and stir till every grain is coated with oil and you hear a sizzle. Add two teaspoons of salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, and scallion, and cook for regarding one minute.
  • Add dill, mint, spinach, and a couple of 3/4 cups of water. Stir till everything is well mixed and convey to a boil.
  • Cover, scale back heat to medium-low and cook till rice is tender, within twenty-five minutes. If rice isn't hard-baked once twenty-five minutes, add a bit of water, cover, and continue to change state till tender.
  • Uncover and mix well. Cover once more and let rest for five minutes. Style and add a lot of salt if required.
  • Divide the rice mixture equally among six bowls. Squeeze every serving with 0.5 a lemon and high with feta, preserved onions, chili flakes, and a bit of vegetable oil.
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Greek

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