Green Rice

(makes 6-8 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Green RiceIngredients:

  • ½ cup tightly packed fresh cilantro sprigs
  • ½ cup tightly packed spinach leaves, stemmed and thoroughly washed
  • 2½ cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • Non-fat cooking spray
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 chopped garlic cloves
  • 1½ cups long-grain white rice
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper


  • Place cilantro, spinach and chicken broth in a blender and puree until smooth.
  • Spray a large-size saucepan with cooking spray and heat over medium-heat. Add onion and cook until softened and translucent (about 8 minutes). Add garlic and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Add rice and stir to coat evenly. Add spinach mixture and bring to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed (about 20 minutes).
  • Turn off heat and let stand for about 5 minutes. Add cayenne pepper and fluff with a fork.

Make 8 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving(⅛ of recipe (129 g)): 146 Calories, 4 g Protein, 30 g carbohydrates, 1 g Dietary Fiber, 1 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 28 mg sodium


Post a Comment

ShareThis Recipe

Popular Weight Loss Recipes