|5 min||10 min||2|
|1 tbsp||Extra virgin olive oil|
|2 clove(s)||Garlic (crushed with side of knife)|
|9 cup||Spinach (rinsed)|
|1 tbsp||Lemon juice|
|1 tsp||Pine nuts, dried (optional)|
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!
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.
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.