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    Simple Sautéed Spinach

    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.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
    • 20 ounces fresh spinach
    • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

    Instructions

    Step 1
    Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until beginning to brown, 1 to 2 minutes.
    Step 2
    Add spinach and toss to coat. Cover and cook until wilted, 3 to 5 minutes. 
    Step 3
    Remove from the heat and add lemon juice, salt and crushed red pepper. Toss to coat and serve immediately.

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