Rice Pilaf with spinach

Penny B

By
@GingerRain

This is a delicious variation of rice pilaf...and adds a bit of nutrition (shh...don't tell the kids). Neither of my kids will eat spinach on its own, but this is their favorite rice


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Serves:

5-6

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 pkg
of your favorite rice pilaf (i use near east or knorr)
4 c
water
2 Tbsp
butter or margerine (optional)
1 pkg
baby spinach

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Make rice per package directions.
2
When rice is done cooking and ready to set, add the package of baby spinach (don't worry--it will look like a LOT of spinach, but it will be fine) and re-cover.
3
Let set covered three or more minutes to steam the spinach.
4
Uncover and stir until everything is blended together beautifully (see, I told you the amount of spinach would be reasonable). If needed, re-cover and let steam some more if the spinach is still too separate.
5
Serve and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy