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Sautéed Spinach and Basil

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  1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add 1 10-ounce package spinach (about 16 cups; thick stems removed), 2 cups fresh basil leaves, and ¼ teaspoon each kosher salt and black pepper and cook, tossing, until just wilted, 2 to 3 minutes.
By August, 2010

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 59
  • Fat 4g
  • Sat Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 190mg
  • Protein 3g
  • Carbohydrate 5g
  • Sugar 0mg
  • Fiber 3g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Calcium 142mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Fresh basil in a jar
To keep basil fresh, trim the ends and stow on the counter in a glass or vase filled with water.

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