Delicious and healthy side dish. Garlic Sautéed Spinach with
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Garlic Sauteed Spinach


  • 1 1/2 pounds baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped garlic 6 cloves
  • Lemon Juice optional
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


  • Rinse the spinach.
  • In a very large pan, heat the olive oil and saute the garlic over medium heat for about 1 minute, but not until it's browned.
  • Add the spinach, toss it with the garlic and oil.
  • Cover the pot, and cook for 2 minutes. Uncover the pot, turn the heat on high, and cook the spinach for another minute, stirring with a wooden spoon, until all the spinach is wilted.
  • Using a slotted spoon, lift the spinach to a serving bowl. Add a splash of lemon juice, optional.
  • Serve hot. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.