Spinach, Gorgonzola and Lemon Rice

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Makes a wonderful side dish -- the lemon really adds a wonderful favor. Feel free to use brown or white rice.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil
2 c
fresh mushrooms, coarsely chopped
1 pkg
4-oz. package gorgonzola, crumbled
1/2 c
heavy cream (or half and half)
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
pepper
3 c
cooked rice
2 c
fresh baby spinach leaves (lightly packed)
2 tsp
lemon zest

How to Make Spinach, Gorgonzola and Lemon Rice

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  • 2Add mushrooms and cook until soft. Add cheese and cook 3 minutes. Stir in cream, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • 3Stir in rice and heat until hot, about 5 minutes. Stir in spinach just before serving. Sprinkle with lemon zest to serve.

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About Spinach, Gorgonzola and Lemon Rice

Course/Dish: Rice Sides, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Fat
Other Tag: Quick & Easy