Wilted Baby Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts

Wilted Spinach makes e a versatile side dish that goes well with poultry, fish, whole grain pastas, or a veggie burger!

This is a simple recipe that takes less than 10 minutes to make.

Recipe

  • 1/3 c. Pine Nuts
  • 1/4 c. golden Raisins (opt.)
  • 1 Tbs. + 1 tsp. extra virgin organic Olive Oil
  • 1 clove organic Garlic, minced
  • 1 Scallion, minced
  • 2 lbs. organic Baby Spinach, rinsed well
  • 1/2 tsp. Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper
  • Dash of nutmeg

Place a skillet over medium-low heat.  Add pine nuts and roast until golden, stirring so as not to burn.. about 40 seconds.

Place them in a bowl and set aside.  Pour 1 tsp olive oil into skillet, return to heat and add raisins .  Stir for 20 seconds until plump. Scoop into pine nut bowl.

Warm the 1 Tbs. of olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and spinach and toss until spinach is just wilted. Add pine nuts and raisins, and mix well.

Remove from heat.  Add spices, stir well and serve.Poaching Eggs

If you have any leftovers.. fry some high Omega-3 eggs and toss spinach in the pan with some chopped  leeks, for a delicious, nutritious breakfast.

~ Bon Apetit!

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2 thoughts on “Wilted Baby Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts

    1. I do that too, Madhu. I think onions make sooo many things taste wonderful. When I cook spinach with onions I add a minced garlic clove, and a generous squeeze of lemon juice at the end. They go well with spinach. Thanks for stopping by. Cheers!

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