Greek-Style Rice with Spinach

         Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Ethnic, Greek, Grains, Vegetables

1 1/2 tb Olive oil 1 lg Onion -- chopped 1 1/3 tb Garlic -- minced 4 c Fresh spinach -- clean and Chop 3 tb Lemon juice 4 c Cooked long grained rice 2 tb Basil -- minced Salt and pepper to taste 1/4 c Feta cheese -- crumbled Heat oil in a heavy skillet or wok. Add onion and garlic and cook on medium-high heat until onion is softened and transparent. Add spinach, lemon juice and rice; cook, stirring frequently, until spinach is limp and rice is throughly heated. Toss in basil. Add salt and pepper to taste. Arrange rice in a mound on a colourful platter. If desired, surround with blanched sugar-snap peas. Sprinkle rice mixture with crumbled feta chese. Nutritional info: 376 cal; 9g pro, 68g carb, 7g fat (18%) Exchanges: 1.5 vegetable, .1 fruit, 3.8 bread, .1 meat, 1.3 fat Lisa Crawford (lisa_pooh@delphi.com) Recipe By : Miami Herald 3/95