Garlic Greens (Sauteed Spinach)

Total Time
2 mins
5 mins

This is such a quick, easy, nutritious, and inexpensive side dish. I'm not a huge fan of cooked spinach, but this is tasty. From the cheap and easy cookbook.

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  • 29.58 ml olive oil
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced (bottled is fine)
  • 566.99 g spinach leaves, washed (bagged is fine)
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a 4 quart saucepan and saute the garlic for 2-3 minutes over medium heat until lightly browned.
  2. Add the spinach and stir constantly.
  3. When the spinach is completely wilted, turn off the heat.
  4. Squeeze the lemon wedges over the spinach and add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve immediately, these are best hot.