1 large onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)

2 Tbl olive oil

1-2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed

1 Tbl dried mint leaves (mint tea!)

1/8 tsp black pepper (or to taste)

4 cups spinach, washed and chopped (5 oz)

3 Tbl fresh lemon juice

4 cups cooked rice

1 cup fresh or frozen green peas

2 Tbl chopped fresh dill (2 tsp dried)

1 cup grated or crumbled feta

In a heavy skillet, sauté the onions in the oil on medium heat for about 5 minutes until the onions begin to soften. Add the garlic, mint and pepper and continue to sauté for 2 minutes. Stir in the spinach, lemon juice, rice and green peas. Add the dill. Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes stirring occasionally.

When the spinach is limp and the rice is hot, top with he feta and serve immediately.


Add 2 chopped tomatoes along with the spinach and


Add 1 cup of drained cooked chick peas along with the

    spinach and peas.
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