"My mother and I get recipe ideas from watching TV cooking shows and looking through magazines, then substitute ingredients we prefer," says Amy Brosman of Kansas City, Missouri. "That's how we created this tasty and colorful side dish," And at 30¢ a serving, it's a bargain, too.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
- 3/4 cup chopped onion
- 2 tablespoons canola oil
- 1 cup uncooked long grain rice
- 2-1/4 cups water
- 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed
- 2 medium tomatoes, diced
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- In a large skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add rice and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until rice is tender and water is absorbed. Stir in the spinach, tomatoes, salt and pepper; heat through.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 182 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 435mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Spinach Combo in Quick Cooking July/August 2003
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