Classic Greek Spinach

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This is a classic and tasty Greek recipe for spinach. Easy and quick to cook, and it is certain to be consumed quick too! Serve with fresh lemon juice and the famous Greek feta cheese.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup olive oil

  • 2 onions, chopped

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained

  • 2 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped

  • 3 cups water

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste

  • 1 cube beef bouillon

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • ½ cup uncooked long-grain white rice

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in onions, and cook until tender. Mix in spinach. Stir in tomatoes. Allow vegetables to simmer about 5 minutes

  2. Pour 2 cups water into saucepan, and bring to a boil. Mix in garlic, tomato paste, bouillon cube, salt and pepper. Reduce heat, and cook at a low boil about 15 minutes, until water is reduced by half.

  3. Stir rice and remaining water into the spinach mixture. Return to boil, reduce heat , and simmer covered 20 minutes, or until rice is tender and fluffy.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

418 Calories
37g Fat
21g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 418
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 37g 47%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Sodium 207mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 14mg 69%
Calcium 83mg 6%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 411mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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