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Spinach and Rice Recipe
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Spinach and Rice Recipe

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Dill and oregano do a nice job of dressing up this dish. It makes a great side with savory lamb or pork chops. —Laura Nurse, Lilburn, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup uncooked brown rice
  • 2-3/4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup snipped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (6 ounces) fresh baby spinach

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 110 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 242 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute onions in oil until tender. Add rice; cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until rice is lightly browned.
  2. Stir in the water, dill, oregano, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 35-40 minutes or until rice is tender. Add spinach; heat through. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Spinach and Rice in Healthy Cooking February/March 2011, p51

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 110 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 242 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable.

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Reviewed Aug. 14, 2011

"I had to improvise on the time to cook as i use the minute brown rice, but it turned out well, altho hubby nixed it cuz he doesn't like the wilted spinach. I loved it tho!"

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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2011

"It was moist with great flavor."

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Reviewed Mar. 19, 2011

"good blend of flavors"

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