Spinach Saute

"Posted for ZWT7 - I have not had the time to try this recipe but the ingredients listed definitely seem to be something I'd love and sounds so very easy to make. Great economical dish full of flavor."
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  • Check the spinach leaves and discard any leaves with blemishes. Cut large leaves into strips. Rinse the spinach and set aside.
  • Over high heat, set a 6 quart sauce pot with 4 quarts of water. When water begins to boil, place the spinach in it, add a teaspoon of salt and blanch for 2 to 3 minutes. Using a slotted spoon place the spinach in a colander and set aside.
  • Combine the olive oil and the garlic in a 10 inch skillet and place over a medium heat. When the garlic turns golden in color, remove skillet from the heat.
  • Combine the spinach with the garlic then place skillet back over medium heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until tender. Taste for salt, add crushed red pepper and pepper to taste.
  • Serve hot with lemon wedges if desired.

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  1. teresas
    Can't go wrong with spinach, garlic and red peppers...this was so easy...I did cut it way back...and was sorry because I forgot how spinach shrinks...anyway this is delicious! Thanks for posting it ...:)
  2. breezermom
    I love spinach cooked in olive oil with garlic, and enjoyed the addition of the red pepper flakes. A perfect quick side for a week night after work. Thanks for sharing! Made for ZWT.


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