Sautéed Spinach With Basil

Sauteed Spinach With Basil
Ngoc Minh Ngo
Toss in fresh basil leaves at the end to give wilted spinach an herbal twist.

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Serves 4
15
minutes
15
minutes
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0
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Ingredients

2
teaspoons
olive oil
4
cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/3
cup
(2 ounces) pine nuts
10
ounces
fresh spinach leaves
1/2
teaspoon
kosher salt
1/4
teaspoon
black pepper
2
cups
fresh basil leaves

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the pine nuts and cook until lightly golden, about 3 minutes.
  2. Increase heat to medium and add the spinach, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons of water. Cover and cook, tossing occasionally with tongs, until the spinach wilts, about 4 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat. Add the basil and toss until it wilts, about 1 minute. Serve immediately.
Kate Merker
July 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 80 %
  • Fat 11 g
  • Sat Fat 1 g
  • Sodium 293 mg
  • Carbohydrate 6 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Sugar 1 g
  • Protein 4 g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.