Spinach & Artichoke Paella

Artichoke Paella

Who doesn’t love the flavors or spinach and artichoke. They’re actually super delicious thrown into a cream sauce and also as a dip. The flavors are warm and comforting. If you nosh on the duo in a dip, the calories could add up. With today’s recipe, not so much. And the beauty about this recipe (as with most DariusCooks.com recipes) is that it’s simple and easy. Did I mention this recipe uses leftover rice? Here’s the recipe!

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4 cups of leftover white or brown rice
2 tablespoons of olive oil
1 cup of onion, chopped
4 cloves of garlic, minced
1 cup of vegetable stock
1/2 teaspoon of fresh thyme
The zest of 1 lemon
1 box of frozen spinach, thawed and drained
2 cups of canned artichoke hearts, chopped
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of black pepper

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