Spanakorizo: Spinach & Dill Greek Rice
Spanakorizo is a simple Greek vegetarian rice and spinach dish, accented with fresh dill and dressed with a bright citrus sauce.
2 lbs. spinach, sliced (chard also works too)
1 small sweet onion, diced
2 spring onions or scallions, sliced
½ cup white rice
1 large tablespoons of dill, finely chopped
¼ cup GEVOO
½ cup water
1/4 cup olive oil
juice of 1/2 lemon
*whisk together well
In a medium sized pot, add oil and onion. Saute until golden brown.
Add scallion and saute for 2 minutes.
Add spinach, rice, and water. Cover and bring to a boil.
Reduce to a medium boil for 20 minutes.
Add salt to pot and mix well.
Plate. Pour sauce on top.
Season with salt, pepper, and garnish with dill.