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Green rice

Green rice

https://www.coop.co.uk/recipes/green-rice

Great as a side to roast chicken, salmon or veggie sausages

  • Feeds 4Feeds 4
  • Ready in 25 minutes

Each serving contains

  • Energy
    10%
    806kj 191kcal
  • Fat
    Low 5%
    3.7g
  • Saturates
    Low 3%
    0.5g
  • Sugar
    Low 3%
    2.9g
  • Salt
    Low 2%
    0.12g

% of adult’s reference intake | Carbohydrates per serving : 33g

Ingredients

  • 150g Co-op basmati rice
  • 1 tbsp Co-op olive oil
  • 3 Co-op British spring onions, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, sliced
  • 120g spring greens, finely sliced
  • 100g frozen Co-op peas
  • 125g bag Co-op British baby spinach
  • 1 tbsp dried tarragon
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon

Method

  1. Cook the rice according to the pack instructions
  2. While it’s cooking, heat the oil in a large frying pan and fry the spring onion and garlic for 4 mins, until soft
  3. Add the spring greens, frozen peas and spinach, and stir fry for 8-10 mins, until tender
  4. Allow to cool a bit
  5. Transfer the vegetables to a food processor, add the dried tarragon, lemon zest and juice
  6. Pulse a few times until you have a coarse paste
  7. Stir the paste through the cooked rice and serve immediately

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