Spinach with Rice



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    • Ready in

      45 min

Appears in

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook: Classic Mediterranean Soul Food Recipes

My Big Fat Greek Cookbook

By Christos Sourligas and Evdokia Antginas

Published 2019

  • About

An easy-to-make classic, spanakorizo is the Greek cousin to the mighty Italian risotto. It can also be used as a great base for a much heartier meal: simply mix in soft veggies, pre-cooked meat or seafood, and presto! You have a nourishing bowl of goodness that will warm your heart. In your face, Italian cousin!


  • 7 ounces (200 grams) spinach
  • 2 scallion shoots



  1. Cut the spinach into 1-inch bits, and finely chop the scallions.
  2. In a saucepan, bring 4 cups water to a rapid boil. Add the rice, salt, and olive oil. Stir vigorously for about 3 to 5 minutes, then toss in the spinach an