Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Sautéed Spinach with Garlic


Today I thought to spend some time making a very easy and healthy veggie which will be awesome to taste. So I make sautéed spinach with garlic . If you don’t have much time in hand and want something that will be quick to make and great to taste then this sautéed spinach with garlic can be your choice.
Ingredients:
Spinach      10 ounce (tough stem removed)
Garlic          2 table spoon chopped
Olive oil      2 table spoon
Pine nut      3 table spoon 
Golden raisin  2 table spoon
Lemon zest    1/2  tea spoon
Lemon juice   1/2  tea spoon
Butter         1/2  tea spoon (optional)
Salt  and pepper  to taste 
Procedure:
In a non stick skillet heat olive oil then add chopped garlic and pine nuts ( you can use less pine nuts but for me I love the buttery nutty crunch). Stir for few second then add the spinach and salt. Stir and cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Then add  freshly ground pepper, lemon zest and golden raisin. Mix well. Remove from heat then add butter and lemon juice, mix it and serve immediately. Instead of butter you can use shaved Parmesan cheese. But as I am on my weight watch schedule so I avoid both butter and cheese. This is an awesome side dish, you can have it with grilled fish and chicken or simply with bread rolls. I am sure you will love it simple yet unbelievably satisfying taste.
Be Happy And Stay Healthy.
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14 comments:

Padhu said...

I love both garlic and spinach .Recipe sounds so yummy!

Katerina said...

I have baby spinach in my fridge and I was wondering what to do with it!

Taste of Beirut said...

I love garlic with anything savory and this spinach salad sounds wonderful and so tasty!

5 Star Foodie said...

An excellent side dish! I like the raisins and pine nuts here!

Angie's Recipes said...

This is the veggie stir-fry I love...with garlic!

Chow and Chatter said...

we love spinach like this at our house, hubby makes it all the time :-0

Gulmohar said...

That's a super delectable combo

Heavenly Housewife said...

This is a wonderful, healthy, and flavourful side! Great job daaaaahling!
*kisses* HH

Mary said...

My family loves garlic so I think they'd be very pleased with this dish. It sounds delicious and I love its vibrant color. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

aipi said...

Really like how you have cooked the spinach to perfection, not too much, not too little. It is amazing how something as simple can taste so good..

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FOODESSA said...

One can never go wrong with a classic such as this one. Although, when I think about it...I can't recall the last time I made it.
Thanks for the reminder Sutapa ;o)

Ciao for now,
Claudia

Catherine said...

What a healthy and delicious dish! This sounds splendid, Sutapa!
Blessings, Catherine~

Reeni said...

What a delicious spinach saute! One of my favorite veggies - you've done something wonderful with it here.

rhose said...

its wonderful, healthy, and flavourful side! Great job... God bless




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