Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Those who don't like spinach will enjoy this quick, easy, healthy, but delicious recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb spinach leaves, stems removed
  • 1 tablespoon basil or 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar


  1. In a heavy skillet, saute onion in olive oil until transparent.
  2. Add garlic and sauté another 2 minutes.
  3. Add spinach and basil or oregano, and cover until spinach is wilted.
  4. Just before serving, add balsamic vinegar.


Most Helpful

Thanks for a great recipe Maine-iac! I cooked 2 pounds of spinach and next time will make it 3! (this was for 4 people). Will cook this again!

debberd2 July 17, 2002

Art....this was great guy :) I adore spinach but normally I prefer it chilled or a spinach salad. Also, as a rule, I do not like balsamic vinegar (I'm a garlic wine vinegar nut myself) but this was excellent. I used the oregano, very good side dish, thank you for posting it!

Rise` March 04, 2002

It really was not to our tastes, very different from the usual stir fried spinach we regularly cook. Thank you for sharing though.

Ilovemy4kids April 17, 2007

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