Sauteed Spinach

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 pound fresh spinach

3 tablespoons olive oil

4 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add spinach and stir for 30 seconds. Strain in a colander. Squeeze out excess water. Reserve spinach.
  2. In a saute pan over medium-high heat add olive oil. Add garlic and chili and cook for approximately 2 minutes, or until garlic just begins to brown. Add spinach and saute for 2 minutes. Add lemon juice, salt and pepper. Toss and serve immediately.