Spinach Rice

Rice with spinach is a simple but highly satisfying and nutritious dish. It can be made with white or brown rice, fresh or defrosted spinach. If you are using brown rice, soak it in water overnight before using to reduce cooking time.

Spinach Rice Recipe by DAREBEE
INGREDIENTS
1 cup spinach
1/2 cup onions, chopped
1/2 cup rice
1 cup water
1 tbsp olive oil
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/2 tsp salt
Makes 2 portions
244 Calories per portion
Total Fat 7.4g
Saturated Fat 1.1g
Total Carbohydrate 40.2g
Dietary Fiber 1.6g
Total Sugars 1.3g
Protein 4.1g
Calcium 34mg
Iron 2mg
Potassium 179mg

1Saute the onion and spinach together in olive oil for 3-5 minutes in a small saucepan over high heat.

2Rinse the rice under running water really well. Drain and add to spinach and onions. Cover with water and bring to a boil. Once the water begins to boil, lower the heat to medium. Cover with a lid and cook for 12 minutes.

3Once the time is up turn the heat off and let the rice sit, still covered, for another 10 minutes to allow it to set.

Spinach Rice Recipe by DAREBEE
Spinach Rice Recipe by DAREBEE
Spinach Rice Recipe by DAREBEE
Spinach Rice Recipe by DAREBEE
Spinach Rice Recipe by DAREBEE
Spinach Rice Recipe by DAREBEE