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Greek Rice (Spanakorizo)

An Olive Oil Recipe

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Prep Information

Prep Time

5 minutes minutes

Cook Time

20-25 minutes


4 people


  • 1/3 cup Wild Fernleaf Dill Olive Oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 pounds fresh spinach (washed thoroughly and stems removed)
  • 1 small can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 2 cups water or chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup uncooked white rice


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onions in the oil until translucent, about 5-7 minutes. Add spinach and cook, stirring for a few minutes until spinach wilts. Add the tomato sauce and water and bring to a boil. Add the parsley, dill, salt and pepper and rice and reduce to low heat. Simmer uncovered for 20 to 25 minutes, until rice is tender. If necessary, add more water.
  • Add fresh lemon juice and and top with feta, if desired. Serve immediately.
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