Catalan Spinach Sauté

Catalan Spinach Sauté

In minutes, standard pantry items can transform frozen spinach into a satisfying side dish or omelet filling.

From EatingWell: October 1997, The Essential EatingWell Cookbook (2004)
Yield: 4 servings, about 3/4 cup each
Active Time: 10
Total Time: 10

Ingredients

  1. 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 1 small onion, chopped
  3. 1 clove garlic, minced
  4. 1 pound frozen cut-leaf spinach
  5. 1/4 cup currants
  6. 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
  7. Balsamic vinegar, to taste
  8. Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

Preparation

Heat oil in a skillet; add onion and garlic and sauté until beginning to soften. Add spinach and cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Stir in currants, pine nuts, a splash of balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving: 120 calories; 6 g fat (1 g sat, 3 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 14 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 5 g fiber; 122 mg sodium; 557 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (270% daily value), Vitamin C (50% dv), Folate (39% dv), Calcium (20% dv).

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1/2 fruit, 1 vegetable, 1 fat