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    Afghan Spinach

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    30 mins

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    Andtototoo!'s Note:

    I have always loved to eat spinach at Afghanistan restaurants. After several tries at making it, here are my results, which are easy and quite good served with fresh basmati rice.

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    1. 1
      Wash the green onions and cut off the very ends (both ends). roughly chop and put into a food processor. Pulse until finely chopped.
    2. 2
      Put the oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. When the heat is hot, add the green onion and stir-fry for 5 minutes.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, roughly chop 1/2 bunch cilantro (fresh green coriander) and pulse it in the food processor until finely chopped.
    4. 4
      Add the cilantro and spinach to the frying pan and stir for a minute until everything is well mixed.
    5. 5
      Add all the spices and stir again.
    6. 6
      Add the water, cover, and cook for 10 minutes. Check to see if the spinach is very tender, if not, recover and cook 5 more minutes.
    7. 7
      Remove cover and continue to cook over medium heat until all of the liquid has evaporated.
    8. 8
      Good seved with fresh basmati rice. I also like to eat this with lamb.

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    Nutritional Facts for Afghan Spinach

    Serving Size: 1 (258 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 238.0
    Calories from Fat 194
    Total Fat 21.6 g
    Saturated Fat 3.4 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 694.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 9.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.5 g
    Sugars 2.0 g
    Protein 6.3 g

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