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.

4 5

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!

5 5

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.