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Sauteed Spinach and Peppers Recipe

Sauteed Spinach and Peppers Recipe

We often steam our fresh spinach and eat it plain. But this version dressed up with red pepper, onion and garlic is a nice change. It is really quick and tasty—and pretty, too.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 cups packed fresh spinach
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add red pepper; cook and stir for 1 minute. Add onion and garlic; cook 1-1/2 minutes longer or until onion is tender. Add remaining ingredients; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until spinach is just wilted. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup equals 65 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 342 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.