Delicious and healthy, Spanakorizo is a Greek vegetarian dish of spinach and rice. 

Introducing Spanakorizo, the ultimate Greek comfort food that will warm your soul this winter! This traditional dish combines fluffy rice with leafy spinach, creating a mouthwatering texture and an explosion of flavor in every bite.


1 kg fresh spinach rinsed
Juice of 1 lemon
1 onion chopped + 2-3 spring onions chopped
3 – 4 tablespoons olive oil
I teaspoon dry mint
1-2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
2/3 cups water
1/3 cup medium grain rice
Salt / Pepper


Wash the spinach and set aside to drain.

In a pot heat the olive oil and sauté the onions for 3 – 4 minutes.
Add the spinach, dry mint, dill and 2/3 cup warm water or vegetable broth, and bring to a boil.
Add the rice, salt (as needed) and pepper and simmer for about 30 minutes until rice is soft.

Add additional warm water as needed.

Serve warm or at room temperature with a squeeze of lemon juice and a bit of olive oil and Greek feta cheese.

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