Easy Sauteed Spinach Recipe
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Easy Sauteed Spinach Recipe

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Here’s a light, lively side to complement almost any entree you put on the table. A little test kitchen know-how helps to dress up everyday spinach with garlic, onion, a lick of sherry and a sprinkling of pine nuts. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 packages (6 ounces each) fresh baby spinach
  • 3 tablespoons sherry or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 47 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable.


  1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute onion until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the spinach, sherry, salt and pepper; cook and stir for 4-5 minutes or until spinach is wilted. Sprinkle with pine nuts. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Easy Sauteed Spinach in Healthy Cooking October/November 2010, p55

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chinadoll2008 User ID: 1574460 191130
Reviewed Jul. 11, 2013

"Even with the garlic & sherry, it was still a little bland. So I had to add extra salt & pepper. But it was a great side dish to the beef tenderloin with mushroom & blue cheese sauce."

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