The Spinach Leek Rice (Spanakoprasorizo)

What is your weekly “go to food” for yourself and/or your family? Mine is once a week I make a baby spring mix version of this rice by using a HUGE tub of the fresh greens in place of spinach and leeks. I love and lol of the fresh vegetables and all of the vitamin benefits my family gets, and they love it. It serves as their carbohydrate, vegetables, a little healthy fat, some vitamins, and some protein. ♡

The Grecian New Orleanian

Spinach rice was one of my favorite dishes that my mom made while we were growing up. In my version of the recipe, I have added fresh chopped spinach, sliced leeks, lemon juice, and it is made with brown parboiled rice, instead of white rice. Also, a lot of people like to add broth or bouillon to their rice dish, but we are going to make our own broth here by boiling the veggies, once we saute’ them, which only takes a couple of minutes, because you have to boil the water anyway for your rice, so might as well use it to your advantage. (The reason we are going to add the lemon is that sometimes people prefer the broth instead of the water in this dish because of the lemony flavor, but, if you are a fan of my blog, you may have noticed that I try to…

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