Saturday, March 1, 2014

Spinach & Tomato Rice

Posted by sandhya at 3/01/2014 06:15:00 AM
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Spinach & Tomato Rice is a Greek dinner recipe.


Ingredients:

• 2 Pounds fresh spinach 
• 2 Cups olive oil 
• 1 Large onion, minced 
• 2 Sprigs fresh mint 
• 2 tbsp Tomato paste 
• 1 Cup uncooked rice 
• 2-1/2 Cups water 
• Sea salt 
• Freshly ground pepper 
• 1 Lemon, cut in wedges

Method:

  1. Wash the spinach, chop and set aside to drain.
  2. Preheat a heavy-bottomed pot on low heat.
  3. Put olive oil in the pot and increase the heat to medium. Add onion and sauté till it is translucent.
  4. Add fresh mint and spinach. Sauté for 5 minutes, until wilted.
  5. Dilute the tomato paste in the water and add to the pot, with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Increase heat and bring the mixture to a boil.
  7. Add rice, stir, and cover.
  8. Reduce heat and allow to simmer for 20 minutes or until the water has been absorbed.
  9. Do not stir during simmering.
  10. Serve with lemon wedges.
  11. Spinach & Tomato Rice is ready.

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