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Brown Rice with Sauteed Spinach, Lemon and Garlic


Quick and easy way to eat healthier with this tasty brown rice side dish. The rice is mixed with a blend of spinach, lemon and garlic -- a perfect side to roasted chicken or baked salmon.

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  • 1 cup quick-cooking brown or white rice
  • 3 tablespoons Crisco® Pure Olive Oil
  • 2 cups packed fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon peel
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


Servings 6
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 10mins
Adapted from


Step 1

Cook rice according to package directions.

Heat oil in large skillet. Add cooked rice, spinach, walnuts, lemon peel, garlic, rosemary and salt. Sauté 2 to 3 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Serve warm.

Serving Size (1/6 of recipe), Calories 180 (Calories from Fat 120), Total Fat 13g (Saturated Fat 1.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 110mg, Total Carbohydrate 13g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Sugars 0g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 4%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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