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Recipe - Spinach Rice Pilaf

Updated on March 14, 2015
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Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 35 min
Ready in: 45 min
Yields: Serves six to eight people

Ingredients For Spinach Rice pilaf

  • 1kg spinach
  • 2 chopped peel free tomatoes
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 chopped chives
  • 1 teacup chopped parsley
  • 1 teacup rice
  • Salt grounded pepper

Instructions to cook Spinach Rice Pilaf

  1. Wash and clean the spinach and make sure to remove any yellow leaves.
  2. Add olive oil into a saucepan and place on heat. Once the oil is hot enough, add chopped onions and fry them for few min. Place spinach, tomatoes, and parsley in the same saucepan, low the heat and let the ingredients for 10-12min. DO NOT add water.
  3. Remove the ingredients from saucepan and leave only one layer of spinach. Now place one layer of rice and cover with spinach etc.. Until you have many layers of spinach and rice.
  4. Add spices, salt and 3 cups of water (1cup rice = 3cups of water).
  5. Let the Spinach Rice pilaf to cook for 20 min on low heat. Once it is ready, remove it from heat and cover the saucepan with linen towel for 10 min.

Spinach Rise Pilaf Nutrition Fact

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories 216
Calories from Fat63
% Daily Value *
Fat 7 g11%
Saturated fat 1 g5%
Unsaturated fat 1 g
Carbohydrates 31 g10%
Sugar 1 g
Fiber 5 g20%
Protein 8 g16%
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 178 mg7%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.


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    • SAM ELDER profile image

      SAM ELDER 4 years ago from Home

      Go for it, the recipe is easy and result is delicious :) Thanks for comment

    • JenIncognito profile image

      JenIncognito 4 years ago

      This looks delicious and easy. I am going to give it a try. Voted up and I would give you a vote for delicious but have to try it first!