Greek Spinach and Rice - Spanakorizo

Another Yiayia recipe that is AMAZING! Super easy, perfect for meal prep with a bit of extra protein! 

1 long red
 chilli, deseeded and finely sliced 
1 brown onion – finely diced  
1-2 garlic cloves, crushed 
1 bunch of English spinach leaves, roughly chopped 
1⁄4 cup Long Grain Rice
2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
Salt And Pepper To Taste
1 Cup Water (Add More If Needed)


  1. Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a pan and place over a medium to high heat. 
  2. Add onion, garlic and chilli to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes or until onion becomes translucent. 
  3. Add rice to the pot and stir until it is mixed through. 
  4. Add tomato paste, and spinach leaves and stir to slightly wilt the leaves
  5. Add water and cover with a lid. 
  6. Check after 10mins and add a touch more water if needed and cook further until rice is tender.
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.

    Hope you LOVE this recipe! 


  • OH.EM.GEE! Just made this tonight and it is incredible!! So easy to make and such beautiful flavour. Will definitely be a new household fav.

  • I tried this recipe! This is soooooo simple yet so delicious!!! Love to see more of recipes with spinach!

  • Going to make this tonight but how many does it serve? As a side? X

  • Hi Leah i love your recipes . Im going to make the greek spinach tonight your recipe said 1 cup of water and on instagram you use 4 is that because you have made a bigger quantity .

  • Hi! Looks great!
    How many serving is this recipe?
    Thank you :)


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