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Simple Sautéed Spinach

Simple Sautéed Spinach
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Sautéed spinach (or any greens) with garlic and a squeeze of lemon (or vinegar) is a simple formula that lets spinach shine and will never go out of favor.

Prep: 20 Minutes | Total Time: 20 Minutes
  • 2 tablespoons
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves
    garlic, thinly sliced
  • 20 ounces
    fresh spinach
  • 1 tablespoon
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    crushed red pepper
  1. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until beginning to brown, 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add spinach and toss to coat. Cover and cook until wilted, 3 to 5 minutes. 
  3. Remove from the heat and add lemon juice, salt and crushed red pepper. Toss to coat and serve immediately.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 servings
Serving Size: 1/2 cup each
  • Calories68
  • Fat5 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Carbohydrates4 g
    • Dietary fiber2 g
  • Protein3 g
  • Sodium172 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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