Greek Spinach Rice Greek Spinach Rice https://www.spartagourmet.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/sparta-recipes_spinach-rice_700x518.jpg 700 518 Sparta Gourmet Sparta Gourmet https://www.spartagourmet.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/sparta-recipes_spinach-rice_700x518.jpg 13 May 2019 1 October 2019 Greek Spinach Rice 4 portions / Cook time: 25′ Ingredients 70 g extra virgin olive oil 1 onion 250 g risotto rice 1 liter water 500 g spinach, frozen (net weight) salt pepper grated zest and juice from 2 lemons 2 tablespoons dill, finely chopped Method 1| Place a pot over high heat. Pour the olive oil and add the chopped onion. As soon as the onion caramelizes, add the rice. 2| Stir and sauté the rice until it turns golden. Then, add the water, lower heat to medium and cook for 15-20 minutes, stirring every 2-3 minutes so that it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pot. 3| Pour a generous amount of salt in the spinach, and rub between your hands or with a towel. 4| Add the spinach to the pot in batches, keeping it over a medium to low heat. 5| Add the lemon zest and lemon juice and stir. 6| Taste it and adjust seasoning and lemon to your liking. 7| Remove from heat, add some olive oil and stir until the mixture becomes thick. 8| Add the dill into the pot and stir. 9| Add extra salt, pepper and lemon if needed and stir. Serving suggestion: Serve the spinach rice with lemon slices and some crumbled feta.