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Spinach Rice Recipe

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This easy dish only takes about 10 minutes! It is a great accompaniment to any entree.—Jeanette K. Cakouros, Brunswick, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups torn baby spinach
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

233 calories: 1 cup, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 323mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in oil until tender. Add the spinach, water and parsley. Bring to a boil. Stir in the rice, salt and pepper. Cover and remove from the heat; let stand for 7-10 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Spinach Rice in Quick Cooking November/December 2005, p43


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Baker12952
Reviewed May. 29, 2010

"This recipe was very tasty and quick. I would make it again using less water and more spices. Maybe add some mushrooms and garlic."

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grammajody
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2009

"This is a good side dish. Gets people to eat spinach even tho they wouldn't eat it plain. Could use a little more seasoning - whatever kind you like. Maybe onion powder.  I boiled it a few minutes after I added rice."

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