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Greek Spinach Rice Salad

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Ingredients
  Water 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Long grain rice 1 Cup (16 tbs), uncooked
  Fresh spinach 2 Cup (32 tbs), cut into thin strips
  Peeled seeded chopped tomato 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Sliced green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Crumbled feta cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Minced oregano 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Garlic powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Plain non-fat yogurt 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lettuce leaves 6
Directions

Bring 2 1/4 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in rice.
Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes or until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed.
Combine rice, spinach, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl.
Combine lemon juice and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a wire whisk.
Pour lemon juice mixture over rice mixture; toss gently.
Cover and chill.
Stir in yogurt just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Greek
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Salad
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Cook Time: 
4 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1095 Calories from Fat 203

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.6%

Saturated Fat 7 g34.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 26.7 mg8.9%

Sodium 572.4 mg23.8%

Total Carbohydrates 182 g60.6%

Dietary Fiber 11.8 g47.3%

Sugars 10.4 g

Protein 36 g72.9%

Vitamin A 365.6% Vitamin C 249.9%

Calcium 60.9% Iron 34.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Greek Spinach Rice Salad Recipe