Blanched Spinach Greens Recipe

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Submitted by pentictongrrl

Makes 4 servings



Great side dish, especially with the Greek Cinnamon Chicken.

Recipe Ingredients for Blanched Spinach Greens

1 pound spinach
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cloves garlic , peeled and thinly sliced
3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice (about 1 to 2 lemons)
1/2 tsp. kosher salt
1 freshly cracked black pepper

Recipe Directions for Blanched Spinach Greens

Heat a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil. When it is hot, but not smoking, add the garlic and cook until it is lightly browned. Add the spinach and sauté until wilted, for 1 to 2 minutes. Add half the lemon juice and toss. Taste to see if you'd like more lemon juice or salt. Finish with freshly ground black pepper.
Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 140.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
151
Calories from Fat
126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.0g
22%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
381mg
16%
Potassium
654mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
5.6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
0.8g
Protein
3.4g
Vitamin A 213% Vitamin C 63%
Calcium 12% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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