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Greek Style Rice with Spinach


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Olive oil
  • 1 large Onion, chopped
  • 1 1/3 tablespoons Garlic, minced
  • 4 cups Fresh spinach, clean and chop
  • 3 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 4 cups Cooked long grained rice
  • 2 tablespoons Basil, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup Feta cheese, crumbled


Heat oil in a heavy skillet or wok. Add onion and garlic and cook on medium-high heat until onion is softened and transparent. Add spinach, lemon juice and rice; cook, stirring frequently, until spinach is limp and rice is thoroughly heated. Toss in basil.

Add salt and pepper to taste. Arrange rice in a mound on a colorful platter. If desired, surround with blanched sugar-snap peas. Sprinkle rice mixture with crumbled Feta cheese.

Serves 4.

Shared by L. Crawford
Recipe adapted from Miami Herald 3/95

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