Rice with Spinach

Vegan basmati rice with the addition of healthy and delicious spinach - easy to prepare and very nutritious

  • AdditionsType
  • EasyDifficulty
  • 15-30 minPrep. Time
  • 8Serving/Unit


Onion, 1 small unit
Olive oil, 4 tablespoons
extra virgin - for frying
Basmati rice, 1½ cups
washed and strained
Whole leaf spinach, 800 g
Salt, 1/2 flat teaspoon
Black pepper, 1/2 flat teaspoon
coarsely ground
Boiling water, as needed


1. Fry the onion in olive oil for about 10 minutes until softened and lightly browned.
2. Add the rice and mix. Fry together for a few minutes and cover with boiling water up to about 2 cm above the rice.
3. Bring to a boil and add the frozen spinach (no need to thaw). Bring to a boil again, season with salt and black pepper, lower the heat and cover.
4. Cook for about 15 minutes or until the rice is tender.
5. Turn off the heat, place a kitchen towel on the lid and wait about 5-10 minutes.
6. Remove the lid and "fan" the rice gently with wooden forks.
7. Serve hot and enjoy!
8. Bon appetite (:

The spices in the recipe are according to personal taste. You can also use fresh spinach: there is no need to cook it before, it will cook excellently along with the rice.

Nutritional Values Serving/Unit 100 Grams
Calories 163 cal 116 cal
Proteins 6 g 4 g
Carbohydrates 26 g 19 g
Fat 5 g 4 g
The nutritional values appearing on this website are intended to provide general information only, and do not constitute a recommendation, a substitute for consulting a specialist or receiving medical advice.
Michal Dinar Recipe by Michal Dinar
Rice with Spinach
Simple and healthy rice