Brown Rice and Spinach Recipe

Looking for an easy Brown Rice and Spinach recipe? Learn how to make Brown Rice and Spinach using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by swoo187154611

Makes 8 servings



Can also be made with parmesan or other cheese. Depending on your tastes, season with salt, pepper, worcestershire sauce, ginger, and ground mustard.

Recipe Ingredients for Brown Rice and Spinach

2 pounds fresh spinach, thoroughly washed
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 large onion, minced (1 cup)
1 garlic clove, minced
2 eggs, lightly beaten
4 ounces cheddar cheese
2 cups cooked brown rice
2 tablespoons wheat germ

Recipe Directions for Brown Rice and Spinach

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

  2. Remove coarse stems from spinach leaves and discard; set spinach leaves aside.

  3. Heat olive oil in large skillet or saucepan; sauté onion until tender.

  4. Add garlic and cook 3 minutes.

  5. Add the spinach leaves and cover tightly.

  6. Cook 3 minutes over moderate heat.

  7. Uncover, stir and cook another 5 minutes; remove from heat and allow to cool.

  8. Stir in eggs and half of the cheese, grated.

  9. Season with salt, if desired.*

  10. Spread the rice in the bottom of a large baking dish. Spoon spinach mixture evenly on top of rice.

  11. Sprinkle with remaining grated cheese and top with a sprinkling of wheat germ if desired.

  12. Bake 20 minutes.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 208.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
301
Calories from Fat
85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.4g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.9g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
61mg
20%
Sodium
196mg
8%
Potassium
834mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
43.3g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4.7g
19%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
12.5g
Vitamin A 217% Vitamin C 56%
Calcium 24% Iron 25%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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