spinach, minced meat and rice

Posted July 23, 2020
Serves: 8
Time: 40 mins

It’s one of the most famous and healthiest stew dishes that everyone like. Spinach is cooked with meat, lemon and garlic, and served on vermicelli rice. Enjoy!


1 ½ kilo fresh spinach, chopped

400 g minced meat

3 medium onions, diced

½ teaspoon cinnamon powder

2 tablespoons oil

½ cup water

½ cup lemon juice

salt and pepper

½ cup pine nuts


½ cup egyptian rice

½ cup uncle benz rice

½ cup vermicelli

1 ¾ cups water

How to Cook:

In a pot on the stove, fry the onions with oil until they change color. Then, add the meat and stir until the water evaporates. Next, add the spinach and water to the meat.

Let simmer for 30 to 40 minutes until only a bit of water remains. Then add salt, pepper and cinnamon. Lastly add lemon juice and pine nuts.


Soak the two types of rice in water for half an hour before cooking.

Fry half a cup of vermicelli; add the rice, with 1¾ cup water and salt.

Once it starts boiling, reduce the heat and cook the rice until all water evaporates.

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