Spanakorizo (A Greek Spinach Risotto)

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a deep pan heat oil and gently fry onion and leek (if used) until soft.
  • Wash (or soak if necessary depending on what kind of rice you use) rice, drain and add to onion.
  • Cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add remaining ingredients, except spinach, and bring to the boil. Cook for 10 more minutes (longer, if using brown rice).
  • Add the spinach, stir well and cover. Reduce heat and simmer on low heat for 5-6 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Leave tightly covered and allow to stand at least 1/2 an hour before serving.
  • Serve with feta cheese, kalamata olives, crusty, peasant-style bread, a glass of wine and you'll think you're in Greece!
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