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Spinach rice
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4.85 from 19 votes

One Pot Spinach Rice

Healthy spinach rice loaded with proteins, fibers and vitamins. It is a one pot meal that takes about 30 min to prepare. Ideal for busy times.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dinner, One pot
Servings: 3
Calories: 350kcal


  • 1 cup white rice (rinsed and drained)
  • 2-3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 2 Tomatoes diced
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 cup Pinto beans canned (rinsed and drained)
  • 2 cup low sodium chicken stock (or vegetable stock or water if vegan)
  • 1 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp avocado oil or other cooking oil
  • salt and pepper


  • Heat oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Add garlic and saute until fragrant for about 30 sec
  • Add onion and saute until translucent. Then add diced tomatoes and cook them until they soften for about 3-4 mins
  • Add spinach, beans, rice and cook for a couple of minutes. Now add water, chicken stock or vegetable stock (if vegan) and bring the mixture to a boil
  • Season with curry powder, salt and pepper. Adjust salt and pepper according to taste
  • Simmer the rice mixture for 18-20 min (or until rice is tender) on low heat with lid on
  • Turn off the heat and serve warm to enjoy this nutritious spinach rice



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Calories: 350kcal