Spanakorizo - Greek Spinach Rice
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Make this popular spanakorizo - Greek spinach rice recipe - and enjoy a comforting rice recipe that's both delicious and nutritious! Give it a try!
Serves: 6
  • 300g frozen spinach
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped dill
  • 2 Tbsp fresh chopped mint
  • 1 Tbsp dried thyme
  • 1 cup risotto rice
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup homemade veggie broth
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 lemon, sliced (for serving)
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  1. Place a large saucepan over high heat. Add olive oil, the chopped onion, garlic, thyme and mix to combine.
  2. Turn the heat to medium and cook for about 2 minutes. Add spinach. Saute for about 7 minutes until soft.
  3. Add chopped dill and mint. Stir to combine
  4. Add rice and saute for a few more minutes. Add the wine and let it evaporate.
  5. Then, add the water, veggie broth and lemon juice.
  6. Cook for 15-20 minutes, stirring every 3 minutes so that it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan. Add more liquid if needed
  7. Remove from heat and add some vegan butter.
  8. Serve with some lemon slices and extra greens on top.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at