Rice Pilaf with spinach

Penny B


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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

How to Make Rice Pilaf with spinach


  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.

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About Rice Pilaf with spinach

Course/Dish: Rice Sides
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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