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Spinach Rice

Flavorful spinach rice is so yummy and festive, brown rice cooked in vegetable broth, spices, herbs, and spinach puree. A wonderful side dish or add mix in protein for a one-pot meal.

Spinach Rice
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This recipe was first posted August 31, 2012

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So I decided to update one of my family's favorite spinach rice side dish with new photos and more introduction. I would consider myself an expert at cooking brown rice.

I have cooked brown rice from scratch for my family of 4 and for over 100 people in the past 6 weeks at various catering events and I never used measurements and the texture always comes out just right.

Like my Jollof RiceTurmeric Coconut Rice and my Jamaican Rice And Peas recipes, this spinach rice recipe is perfect for a large crowd or for picky eaters.  I prefer to use long grain brown rice like basmati or jasmine rice for this dish, they are not as sticky as short grain rice.

How To Make Spinach Rice

Spinach Rice Steps

To make Spinach Rice, process spinach, cilantro, coconut milk, in a blender. In a large pot heat oil on medium-high and add onion, garlic, ginger, curry powder, cumin cook until soft. Stir in rice to coat, add vegetable broth and salt. Bring to boil, cover and reduce heat to low and cook for about 50 minutes or until rice is tender and fluffy.

This can be served by itself, with Tofu Broccoli Skillet or my Lentil Meatballs recipe.

Spinach Rice In A White Bowl

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Per 100g
Energy:
283 kcal / 1183 kJ
Fat:
19 g
Protein:
7 g
Carbohydrate:
23 g

Ingredients

For: 4 Servings
Preparation:
10 min
Cooking:
50 min
Ready in:
1 h

Instructions

  1. Wash brown rice using a colander, drain and set aside. Add spinach leaves, cilantro, coconut milk to a blender and process until smooth. Set aside.

  2. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high. Add onion, garlic, and ginger. Cook stirring until onion is soft, about 3 minutes. Add curry powder and cumin and cook until fragrant.

  3. Add Spinach puree and stir, add rice and stir to coat. Add vegetable broth and salt. Cover saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and cook for 50 minutes or until rice is tender and fluffy when stirred with a fork.

Notes

Spinach Rice

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  1. Silvia
    August 4, 2018

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    I was surprised how delicious this dish is. I will be making it again.