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Spinach Feta Rice

Yield
Servings
Prep time
30 mins
Courses
Entrée | Side dishes
Special Diets
Vegetarian
Source
Recipe adapted from the Produce for Better Health Foundation

Description

A tasty meatless entree or versatile side dish for grilled meat, fish or poultry.

Ingredients

1 cwater
1 Tolive oil
1 Tlemon juice
1⁄2 tblack pepper
1 cbasmati rice (or brown rice, uncooked)
1 cvegetable broth (or chicken broth)
1 onion (medium, chopped)
4 ozmushrooms (sliced)
2 clvgarlic (minced)
1⁄2 toregano (dried)
6 cspinach (shredded)
4 ozfeta cheese (crumbled)
1⁄4 croasted red peppers (chopped)
2 Tpine nuts (toasted)

Instructions

Cook rice in water and broth until tender, about 15 minutes for basmati rice or 40 minutes for brown rice. Saute onion mushroom, garlic in olive oil until onion is tender, add lemon juice and oregano. Stir in hot cooked rice. Add spinach, feta cheese and red pepper and toss until spinach is wilted. Garnish with pine nuts and serve.

Notes

Serve with hummus, pita and a salad for an easy Mediterranean-style meal.