Rice Pilaf with spinach

1
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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make Rice Pilaf with spinach

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.

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About Rice Pilaf with spinach

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




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