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Wilted Spinach with Garlic

The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

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Give spinach a quick toss in hot, garlicky oil for the perfect side dish.



READER'S COMMENT:
"So yummy, easy, and absolutely a wonderful mix of 2 superfoods. Melissa Dolchanczyk, Fort Wayne, IN "
Wilted Spinach with Garlic Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 pound spinach, washed and stemmed, or 1 pound Swiss chard, washed, stems sliced, leaves torn
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and stir until golden, about 30 seconds. Add greens in batches, if necessary, and toss until just wilted, 2 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Per serving: 59 calories; 4 g fat (1 g sat, 3 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 3 g protein; 3 g fiber; 235 mg sodium; 636 mg potassium.

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat


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