Spinach With Pine Nuts

Total Time
20mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
10 mins

For ZWT8, from a Spanish website of traditional recipes. "This Spanish rice dish makes a change from Spanish paella and is just as delicious (if you like clams)." Tips and ideas: Prepared this spinach dish just before the meal to ensure that it´s served hot Serve as a side dish with this seabass recipe. Add a pinch of nutmeg when adding the salt and pepper gives the spinach an aromatic flavour.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Wash the spinach thoroughly and cut the rough stems off.
  2. Cook the spinach in very little water in a covered pan for 5 mins then drain and chop.
  3. Heat the olive oil over a medium to low heat and add the finely sliced garlic, sultanas and pine nuts. Fry gently for 2 - 3 mins, stirring all the time so that the pine nuts brown but do not burn. Add the spinach.
  4. Mix all ingredients together and season with salt and pepper.
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5 5

I repeated Rita~'s cooking method and sauteed the garlic, pine nuts and sultanas together and then added the fresh spinach while the skillet was still hot, and I cooked it just until the spinach wilted a bit (maybe 5 minutes or so). And it was delicious. The sultanas add a wonderful taste, and the pine nuts give it a nice contrasting texture. We really enjoyed this dish. Thanks for sharing your recipe, Elmotoo. Made for the Best of 2012 tag game.

5 5

This is a quick to put together. And I made it even quicker then stated in directions. I sauteed roasted garlic, pine nuts and raisins for a touch in the oil then I added baby spinach right to the mix, tossed n covered till just wilted. This would work great with bitter green adding sweetness for the sultanas. Thanks made for Veggie Tag. Thanks

5 5

This was simple to prepare and great tasting. Love the pairing of spinach with pine nuts, and the sultanas added a nice surprise! Thanks, Elmotoo! Made for Aussie Kiwi Recipe Swap #70.