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Spanakorizo (Greek Spinach Rice) with Beans

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4 Servings Serving Icon
35 Minutes Preferences Icon

Cannellini beans are a high-protein option for this dish, but you could also use shredded chicken, meatballs or chickpeas. It’s also lovely topped with a little crumbled feta cheese.


Prepare the Spanakorizo (Greek Spinach Rice) with Beans

1. Heat the olive oil in a deep saucepan over medium heat. Cook the onion, garlic and chilli for three to four minutes or until the onion is translucent.
2. Add the spinach and tomato paste and cook for two to three minutes or until the spinach has wilted.
3. Stir in the rice, stock and cannellini beans and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
4. Serve immediately, sprinkled with freshly ground black pepper.


Recipe excerpted from Good Food Made Simple : Healthy recipes to eat well and feel incredible (Murdoch Books, 2022). Purchase on Amazon.