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Spinach and Rice

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

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

Directions

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

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  • LibbiPeach
    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!

  • jpwyner
    Jun 11, 2011

    It was moist with great flavor.

  • CWOCN
    Mar 19, 2011

    good blend of flavors