Spinach Rice

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Caribbean Vegan: Plant-Based, Egg-Free, Dairy-Free Authentic Island Cuisine for Every Occasion

By Taymer Mason

Published 2021

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This rice can be made with spinach, bok choy, or any green leafy vegetable that cooks up soft. In the Caribbean, we typically use either spinach or bok choy to make this dish. This goes well with Chickpea Curry.


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 cup (30


  1. Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for about 3 minutes, until translucent. Try to avoid burning the onion, as this would make the rice look dirty.
  2. Stir in the spinach and turn the heat down to medium-low. Add the rice, then stir in the water and salt. Cover and simmer for about 25 minutes, until most of the water has been ab