Sabanegh wa Riz (Spinach with Rice)

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Authorksalman
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Sabanegh wa Riz (Spinach with Rice) is a traditional Lebanese dish. Simple peasant dish for an easy and wholesome meal.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time35 minsTotal Time50 mins

 2 1/4 pounds of fresh spinach, chopped, washed, drained
 1 spring onion, chopped
 1/3 cups of olive oil
 1 1/3 cup of water
 1 1/3 cups of long-grain rice
 5 1/4 cups of water
 sea salt
 freshly ground pepper
 juice of 1 lemon (about 2 tablespoons)

1

In a stock pot, sauté the chopped spring onion in the oil over medium heat for 8-10 minutes.

2

Add spinach and 1 1/3 cups of water and cook until the spinach wilts, about 5-7 minutes.

3

Add rice and 5 1/4 cups of water, bring to a boil, and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4

Stir in lemon juice and salt, cook for another 5 minutes and remove from heat.

5

Stir, cover, and let sit for 20 minutes until the dish “melds.”

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Ingredients

 2 1/4 pounds of fresh spinach, chopped, washed, drained
 1 spring onion, chopped
 1/3 cups of olive oil
 1 1/3 cup of water
 1 1/3 cups of long-grain rice
 5 1/4 cups of water
 sea salt
 freshly ground pepper
 juice of 1 lemon (about 2 tablespoons)

Directions

1

In a stock pot, sauté the chopped spring onion in the oil over medium heat for 8-10 minutes.

2

Add spinach and 1 1/3 cups of water and cook until the spinach wilts, about 5-7 minutes.

3

Add rice and 5 1/4 cups of water, bring to a boil, and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4

Stir in lemon juice and salt, cook for another 5 minutes and remove from heat.

5

Stir, cover, and let sit for 20 minutes until the dish “melds.”

Sabanegh wa Riz (Spinach with Rice)

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