Catalan Spinach Sauté

Catalan Spinach Sauté

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From: EatingWell Magazine, October 1997

In this quick and easy sautéed spinach recipe, a handful of standard pantry items transform frozen spinach into a satisfying side dish or omelet filling.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 pound frozen cut-leaf spinach
  • ¼ cup currants
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
  • Balsamic vinegar, to taste
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste


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  1. Heat oil in a skillet; add onion and garlic and sauté until beginning to soften. Add spinach and cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Stir in currants, pine nuts, a splash of balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper.

Nutrition information

  • Per serving: 117 calories; 6 g fat(1 g sat); 4 g fiber; 14 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 170 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 8 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 13,305 IU vitamin A; 8 mg vitamin C; 160 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 122 mg sodium; 534 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (266% daily value), Folate (42% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: ½ fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 fat

Reviews 1

January 19, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
Delish! I didn't bother with the balsamic vinegar. It still tasted divine!
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