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Recipe: 5-minute sautéed lemon garlic spinach


October 25, 2021 | Healthy You | Recipes

Lemon garlic spinach recipe

Healthy and delicious side dish.

Keep your oven space free with this sauteed spinach recipe. Lemon adds a lovely touch of bright flavor to the earthy spinach.

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 cups fresh spinach
  • Salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili flakes, optional
  • Freshly grated parmesan, optional

Directions

Heat a skillet over medium-low with a little olive oil. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant.

Add spinach and season with salt, pepper, red chili flakes (if using), and lemon juice and sauté the spinach for 2-3 minutes over medium-low, until wilted. Adjust seasoning if needed. Add a sprinkle of parmesan if you like, optional.  

Serve immediately. You can add an extra splash of lemon juice and sprinkle with optional grated parmesan over the spinach before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

78.55 calories, 4.51g fat (0.64g saturated fat), 7.46g carbohydrates, 5.3g protein, 0.89g sugar, 4.12g fiber

Adapted from: EatWell101

Reviewed by PeaceHealth dietitians and nutritionists.

Recipe: 5-minute sautéed lemon garlic spinach


October 25, 2021 | Healthy You | Recipes
Lemon garlic spinach recipeHealthy and delicious side dish.

Keep your oven space free with this sauteed spinach recipe. Lemon adds a lovely touch of bright flavor to the earthy spinach.

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 cups fresh spinach
  • Salt and fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili flakes, optional
  • Freshly grated parmesan, optional

Directions

Heat a skillet over medium-low with a little olive oil. Add the minced garlic and cook until fragrant.

Add spinach and season with salt, pepper, red chili flakes (if using), and lemon juice and sauté the spinach for 2-3 minutes over medium-low, until wilted. Adjust seasoning if needed. Add a sprinkle of parmesan if you like, optional.  

Serve immediately. You can add an extra splash of lemon juice and sprinkle with optional grated parmesan over the spinach before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

78.55 calories, 4.51g fat (0.64g saturated fat), 7.46g carbohydrates, 5.3g protein, 0.89g sugar, 4.12g fiber

Adapted from: EatWell101

Reviewed by PeaceHealth dietitians and nutritionists.