Turkish Spinach with garlic-yoghurt sauce

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 bunches fresh spinach, washed extremely well & chopped
  • 1/2 cup - rice
  • 1 medium onions, diced
  • 4 fresh diced tomatoes
  • 1 freshly squeezed lemon
  • 2 to 3 crushed garlic
  • 1 tbsp - olive oil
  • 1/4 cup - water
  • pepper to taste
  • salt to taste

How to Make Turkish Spinach with garlic-yoghurt sauce

  • 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.
  • Eat as is or add a couple of tbsp of Garlic-Yogurt sauce and enjoy!
  • Garlic-Yogurt Sauce: 1 cup of plain yogurt 2-4 minced garlic (depending on how much garlic you prefer) salt to taste
  • Method: Combine all the ingredients and serve over your meal.