Bacon and blue cheese transform spinach into a stellar side. Popeye would be jealous.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, April/May 2005

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Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, until beginning to soften, about 1 minute. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds more. Add spinach and cook, stirring, until just wilted, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in bacon and sprinkle cheese on top. Serve immediately.

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Tips

Note: The sturdier texture of mature spinach stands up better to sauteing than baby spinach and it's a more economical choice. We prefer to serve baby spinach raw.

Nutrition Facts

123 calories; protein 6.7g; carbohydrates 7.9g; dietary fiber 3.2g; sugars 1.7g; fat 8.2g; saturated fat 2.5g; cholesterol 10.7mg; vitamin a iu 11470.8IU; vitamin c 13.8mg; folate 167mcg; calcium 182.8mg; iron 4mg; magnesium 101.9mg; potassium 618.9mg; sodium 261.4mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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