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Spinach Rice Recipe

Spinach Rice Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

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