Spinach Feta Rice

Spinach Feta Rice

This delicious Greek-style dish makes a tasty side to lamb, pork or chicken.

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup (250 mL) uncooked long grain white rice
  • 1 cup (250 mL) chicken broth
  • 1 cup (250 mL) water
  •  Cooking spray
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 cup (250 mL) sliced fresh mushrooms (about 4 oz/125 g)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried oregano
  • 6 cups (1.5 L) fresh spinach leaves, shredded (about 1/4 lb)
  • 4 oz (125 g) feta cheese, crumbled
  •  Freshly ground black pepper
  •  Chopped roasted red peppers (optional)
Directions
  1. In medium saucepan, combine rice, broth and water. Bring to boil; stir once or twice. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
  2. In large skillet coated with cooking spray, cook onion, mushrooms and garlic. Stir in lemon juice and oregano. Add spinach, cheese, and pepper to rice; toss lightly until spinach is wilted. Garnish with roasted red peppers, if desired.