Sauteed Baby Spinach and Garlic

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

A terrific side dish or salad. My favorite way to eat spinach

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil In a large lidded sauce pan over a medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and toss (or stir) until it just starts to turn color.
  3. Remove from heat and IMMEDIATEY add spinach.
  4. Toss with a set of tongs to coat the spinach with oil/garlic.
  5. Salt to taste, some folks like it with a just a bit of fresh grated nutmeg.
  6. Cover and let sit for a couple minutes, toss again and serve.
  7. It should just be slightly warmed and retain it's crunch.
Most Helpful

I made as directed, and this was just perfect for two. I added some red pepper flakes for spice, but really it was wonderful as written. Thanks.

Cheri 911 February 25, 2013

A great way to use up spinach! I used 1 T oil and 1 T butter and added some red pepper flakes. Thanks for sharing!

rickoholic83 January 13, 2013

Wonderful!!! What's not to like that has garlic in it...made as directed and served it with Egyptian Spiced Prawns#414980 and jasmine rice. Everyone loved our lunch. Thank you. Made for Spring into Spring with Garlic and Soy Tag Game 2011.

mama smurf April 11, 2011