Whole grains and greens in one easy side dish.

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Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring water and rice to a boil in a medium saucepan. Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, until tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, 40 to 50 minutes. Stir spinach (or arugula) into the hot rice, cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.


Nutrition Facts

171 calories; protein 4.1g 8% DV; carbohydrates 35.5g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 3.3g 13% DV; sugarsg; fat 1.2g 2% DV; saturated fat 0.2g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1834.1IU 37% DV; vitamin c 8mg 13% DV; folate 5.9mcg 2% DV; calcium 42mg 4% DV; iron 1.7mg 9% DV; magnesium 84.6mg 30% DV; potassium 117.5mg 3% DV; sodium 168.5mg 7% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 15% DV.