Spanakorizo - Greek Spinach Rice
Spanakorizo - Greek Spinach Rice
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  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 35 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    This simple, delicious, and authentic Spanakorizo (Greek Spinach Rice) makes a filling vegetarian meal or side dish. Fresh dill, chives, and lemon juice give it an extraordinary flavor and aroma.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tbsp. olive oil
    • 1 medium onion (chopped)
    • 4 garlic cloves (chopped)
    • 4 tbsp. chives or scallions (chopped and divided)
    • 4 tbsp. dill (chopped and divided)
    • 1/2 lb. baby spinach
    • 1 cup basmati rice
    • 2 cups vegetable broth (can substitute with water)
    • 3 tbsp. butter
    • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
    • 1/2 tbsp. lemon zest
    • feta cheese (to garnish)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 252 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 19.29%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 22.92%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 15 mg 5.09%
    • Sodium: 301 mg 12.53%
    • Calcium: 52 mg 5.25%
    • Potassium: 30 mg 0.87%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.59%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 30 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.54%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 53.91%
    • Vitamin C 22.93%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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