Spinach with rice

The main ingredient of this dish is spinach, Popeye's favourite! It is the source of Popeye's power. Spinach is a green leafy vegetable, rich in calcium, iron, natural fibres and vitamins of B and K complex. Combined with rice, it is a traditional vegetable casserole ideal for a child after its first year, when it is gradually introduced to the meals of the rest of the family.



  • 1 kg spinach
  • ½ cup rice
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • 2 tomatoes, peeled
  • 3 spring onions, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons dill, finely chopped
  • Salt, pepper



  • Clean and thoroughly wash the spinach. Cut it into pieces and drain
  • Sauté the onions slightly in the oil and add the spinach, the grated tomatoes and a little water and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Add the dill, salt, pepper and the rice and simmer.
  • If necessary, add a little hot water until the rice is cooked and has absorbed its broth.
  • Remove from the heat, allow it to cool for 10 minutes and serve.

The nutritional information and recommendations on infant-toddler diet are indicative and refer to general guidance for this age group. Time that every child can be introduced to solid foods or add more to it’s diet, must be individualized. We recommend to set advise from your pediatrician about the specific nutritional needs of your child.

Spinach with rice | Babylino


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