Sautéed Spinach with Lemon and Garlic

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 10 min 2
Sautéed Spinach with Lemon and Garlic
Health Highlights
A nutrient-dense side to serve with your choice of protein - chicken, steak, grilled salmon, tofu, tempeh or beans.

Ingredients


1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
2 clove(s) Garlic (crushed with side of knife)
9 cup Spinach (rinsed)
1 tbsp Lemon juice
1 dash Salt
1 tsp Pine nuts, dried (optional)

Instructions


1. In a saucepan, heat olive oil on medium-high until hot.

 

2. Add garlic and cook 1 minute or until golden, stirring. Add spinach, with a little bit of water in 2 to 3 batches; cook 2 minutes or until all spinach fits in saucepan. Cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or just until spinach wilts, stirring once. Remove from heat.

 

3. Stir in lemon juice and salt. Top with pine nuts (optional) and serve!

Notes:

Quick Tips:

No fresh spinach?

Always have frozen spinach and/or greens in stock for easy side dishes like this one. Ensure to fully cook through frozen greens.


Nutritional Highlights:

Spinach

A powerhouse of nutrients, it's high in iron, calcium, folate and vitamins A & C.

Adding lemon helps with better iron absorption from the spinach.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 108
Calories from fat 76
Calories from saturated fat 10.4
Total Fat 8.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 448 mg
Potassium 814 mg
Total Carbohydrate 4.9 g
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
Sugars 0.8 g
Protein 4.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Vegetables 4.3

Energy sources


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