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Spinach Rice Pilaf (Spanakorizo) Recipe | Diane Kochilas

Spruce up your side starch with this Spinach Rice Pilaf recipe from Diane Kochilas.

Diane reckons that this dish is an anti oxidant bomb so that must mean it’s very good for you.

Spinach Rice Pilaf (Spanakorizo) Recipe | Diane Kochilas

Serving: 4 | Prep: 5 min | Cooking: 10 min

Olive Oil 60 ml
Onion 1 chopped
Garlic Clove 1 chopped
Long Grain Rice 1 cup
Spinach 500 g
Water 600 ml
Fresh Dill 1/2 cup chopped
Ground Cumin 1/2 teaspoon
Salt & Pepper
Lemons 2
Red Wine Vinegar 15 ml
Feta Cheese

1 . Heat some oil in a pan on medium heat
2 . Sauté the onions until soft
3 . Add the garlic and stir
4 . Add the rice and stir over a medium to high heat
5 . After a couple of minutes add the spinach
6 . Allow the spinach to wilt before adding a little water
7 . Add the dill
8 . Season with salt & pepper
9 . Add the cumin
10 . Pour in the juice of 2 lemons
11 . Cover and cook for 5-6 minutes until all the liquid has gone
12 . Serve hot or cold, with a lemon wedge, fresh dill and a drizzle of olive oil

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