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The best rice dish, Mushroom, and Spinach Pilaf for a quick after-work meal.
Pilaf or pilau is a rice dish, or in some regions, a wheat dish, whose recipe usually involves cooking in stock or broth, adding spices, and other ingredients such as vegetables or meat, and employing some technique for achieving cooked grains that do not adhere to each other.
Mushroom and Spinach Pilaf
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 20 minutes
- Total Time: 25 minutes
- Yield: 4 servings 1x
This Mushroom and Spinach Pilaf will kick your rice dish up a notch It’s full of fragrant flavors and will compliment any meal.
- 1 cup White Rice
- 2 1/2 cups Mushrooms
- 1 Large Onion
- 2–3 Cloves Garlic (grated)
- 2 cups Spinach (wilted)
- Salt & Pepper to taste
- 2 tsp. Turmeric Powder
- 2 Bay Leaves
- 1 Whole Cinnamon Stick
- 7 Tbsp. Butter
- 2 tbsp. Avocado/Olive Oil
- 2 1/2 cups Vegetable Stock/Broth (approx.)
- Knobs of Butter (optional)
- Cook the onion and mushroom in the butter and oil until soft.
- Stir in the garlic and seasoning and spices and cook for a minute then add in the rice and stir well.
- Pour the stock/broth into the pan.
- Cover and cook on low heat for about 20 minutes or until the stock is absorbed and the rice is tender.
- You may add more stock if needed.
- Stir in the spinach and fluff lightly with a fork.
- Dot with knobs of butter before serving.
Prepared, tried, and tested by Rochelle from The Recipe Hunter: Tried and Tested Recipes from Home Chefs and SA Tasty Recipes – SaffasDaily Recipes
- Serving Size: 1
- Calories: 365
- Sugar: 5
- Sodium: 764
- Fat: 29
- Saturated Fat: 16
- Unsaturated Fat: 11
- Trans Fat: 1
- Carbohydrates: 24
- Fiber: 3
- Protein: 5
- Cholesterol: 63
Keywords: Mushroom and Spinach Pilaf
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8 thoughts on “Mushroom and Spinach Pilaf”
I didn’t realise there was a National day celebrating Spinach, I am totally up for that, absolutely love it!
This looks absolutely divine but have to admit to cheating and cooking microwave rice! I really do need to go at making it properly and this is a fabulous recipe to try! Sim x
Sim, I also ONLY cook microwave rice but for something like this I will go old school. Hope you will try and enjoy it.
This looks delicious… a wonderful springtime side!
Hi Laura. Thank you so much for popping in and hope you will give this Mushroom and Spinach Pilaf a go and let us know what you think. Enjoy it.
This sounds delicious, easy, and healthy! Thanks for sharing!
Hi Susan. Hope you will enjoy it and have a go and try it out.
This sounds like an amazing side dish!
Thank you, Cindy. Hope you may give it a try and hopefully enjoy it as well.