Greek Spinach Rice

Greek Spinach Rice

  • Servings: 4
  • Total Time:

Don’t forget the good olive oil when you cook up our take on spanakorizo: Basmati rice cooked up with plenty of spinach, lemon and dill.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium leek, well-washed and thinly sliced
  • 1 pound baby spinach
  • ½ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup Royal Jasmine Rice
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • ⅓ cup crumbled feta


  1. In a large saucepan heat oil over medium. Add leek and cook, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir in spinach, salt, and pepper and cook, stirring, until wilted. Stir in rice and 1½ cups water. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce the heat to simmer until tender, 15 minutes.
  2. Transfer rice to a serving bowl and stir in dill, lemon juice, and mint. Sprinkle with feta.