Quick Spinach Stir Fry With Lemon Juice

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 5 mins

I remember how I used to order this at a tiny pizza joint in Frankfurt. A definite winner given that I hate veggies in general... well, except for this light and easy spinach stir fry I tried to mimic from the family run pizza place! Great as a side dish, accompanied by perhaps a healthy grilled fish! Do also take note that spinach tends to shrink when heated, so you may like to add more to the pan!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in pan.
  2. Add garlic and spinach to pan. Stir fry till spinach is cooked.
  3. Squeeze a few drops of lemon juice over spinach in pan. Stir briskly and serve immediately!


Most Helpful

I'm the spinach lover in my family. I'm sorry to say that I didn't enjoy this dish. May be that I'm just not a fan of lemon juice. Thank you for your recipe. I'm always interested in preparing new dishes.

nisea916 September 04, 2014

Really good tasty spinach in minutes! I prefer not to chop my spinach up small, and it didn't matter in this recipe. I made 1/3 recipe (because the 4 cups of prewashed spinach in the bag was plenty for me by myself), and all of it fit on the salad plate as photographed. I tried it first without the lemon juice, but the splash of lemon juice transformed the taste, just as Bergy said. Then I added some grated Parmesan cheese; that was nice, but did not add that much to the taste. A dieter's delight! Thanks for posting Cook Food Mood. Made for Healthy Choices.

KateL December 04, 2008

That touch of lemon makes a big difference. I did the spinach in my wok, stir fried it for about 1 minute - just enough to wilt it and heat it through Mmm the garlic aroma Thanks for another touch to my spinach fix. Popeye would be proud of you

Bergy March 30, 2008

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