Green Rice

By: Chef Joe Barza Wednesday 21st March 2018

Green Rice


500g American long grain rice

1 bunch of Basil

200g Spinach

1 Garlic clove

40g Onions

40g Olive oil

10g coarse salt

1200g Water



Pomegranate seeds


Method of preparation

Put water to boil in a cooker.

Add the coarse salt.

Add the spinach to the water and leave it for 5 min,.

Remove the spinach from the water and place them in some iced water for 5minutes then squeeze them and place them in a blender with some olive oil and Basil.

In a frying pan, heat the olive oil and sauté the chopped onions and the crashed garlic.

In a cooker, pour some olive oil.

Add the rice and gently stir it with the sauté onions and garlic.

Simmer the mixture with salty hot water as well as the spinach/ basil mixture.

Leave it to cook in a low temperature for 15 to 20 minutes.

Serve it in a plate and garnish it with pomegranate seeds.

By Chef Joe Barza.  


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