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Guaranteed to become one of your go-to Greek vegan and meatless recipes, spanakorizo is another great option for take-to-work or school lunch.

Dina Gerolymou, Argyro Vourdoumpa
Published on
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 16:17
File size
11.48 MB
6 min 16 sec

Such a healthy, hearty, tasty dish – this meal can be on your table in less than 40 minutes. Greek spinach risotto or Spanakorizo in Greek (Σπανακόριζο) is traditionally served as both a main and side dish.

Pair it with a wedge of lemon, a piece of bread and some feta cheese, this dish is delicious right off the stove or served at room temperature.


2 bunches spinach, washed and roughly chopped 

1 bunch spring onions, chopped 

½ cup dill, chopped 

1 cup short grain rice 

½ cup extra virgin olive oil 

juice of 1 lemon 


  • In a heavy based saucepan, heat the olive oil and add the rice
  • Stir to coat with the oil and mix through spring onions and spinach and gently cook until they soften
  • Add 2 cups warm water, salt and pepper and mix
  • Simmer, covered until rice is cooked, about 15 minutes
  • Add dill and lemon juice and check seasoning

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Διαβαστε επισης
Γιατί πρέπει να τρώμε περισσότερο σπανάκι;
Αν ισχύει το "είμαστε ότι τρώμε" τότε σίγουρα θα πρέπει να εντάξουμε το σπανάκι στη διατροφή μας.

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