Alessandro's Secret Spinach

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by GinaS

This is a recipe from the best (IMHO) Italian place in Portland Oregon.

Top Review by sandrasothere

I'm a spinach lover,and this was excellent. I omitted the blanching step, added a half tbsp. more of olive oil, and sauteed the spinach with the garlic until nicely wilted.Then I just added the pepper flakes and broth. Really wonderful!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In small saucepan, bring the chicken broth to a boil and cook until it has reduced to 6 tbs.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Remove stems from spinach and blanche in boiling water and salt.
  4. Drain spinach until cool enough to handle.
  5. Squeeze excess water from spinach.
  6. In saute pan cook garlic in olive oil until golden brown.
  7. Add pepper flakes, spinach and reduced chicken broth.
  8. Stir and cook until heated through.
  9. Season to taste.

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