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Turkish Spinach
From: Nye

This is an easy meal. The time comsuming part is washing the spinach. It's a one meal deal. Enjoy!

SERVES 4 -6

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 4 fresh diced tomatoes
  • 1 freshly squeezed lemon
  • 2-3 crushed garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • pepper
  • 2 bunches fresh spinach (washed extremely well and chopped)
  • 1/2 cup rice
  • 1/4 cup water

Rinse and wash spinach very well to get all the silt off (I use all the spinach including the roots), it takes about 4-5 washes.

In a large pot heat oil, add onions and saute until soft.

Add all the ingredients in sequence and bring to a boil.

Reduce to low heat and cook until the rice is cooked.