Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 mins

From the NY times "recipes for health" series.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. Blanch the spinach for 20 to 30 seconds or steam for 2 to 3 minutes. Rinse and squeeze out excess water and chop coarsely.
  2. 2. Pound the garlic to a paste with salt in a mortar and pestle. Stir into the yogurt and set aside.
  3. 3. Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a wide, heavy skillet and add the spices. Cook, stirring, until they begin to sizzle, and add the spinach. Cook, stirring, until heated through and coated with the oil and spices, 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a food processor and pulse to a puree. Add the yogurt and blend together.