Diabetes Forecast

Florentine Rice

Per Serving

Florentine Rice

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups
Calories 170
Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 4 g
Sugars 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 210 mg
Potassium 470 mg
Protein 5 g
Phosphorus 125 mg
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups


10 cups washed, ready-to-eat spinach
2 cups cooked brown rice (use quick-cook rice)
4 tsp. olive oil
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place the spinach in a large, microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 1 minute. Set aside.
  2. Cook the rice in the microwave according to package instructions. Measure 2 cups of rice and save any remaining rice for another dinner.
  3. Add the hot rice to the spinach and toss with the olive oil, salt, and pepper.

Adapted from The 12-Week Diabetes Cookbook: Your Super Simple Plan for Organizing, Budgeting, and Cooking Amazing Dinners by Linda Gassenheimer. Available January 2018.


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