Sauteed Spinach


Sauteed Spinach is a must when serving any Italian meal. This simple recipe which consists of garlic, olive oil and spinach, can be served as a side or stuffed into a chicken breast. Either way you’ll enjoy the great flavor of this nutritious vegetable.

This leafy green vegetable provides more nutrient than any other food and has the best flavor when it’s fresh. Always choose spinach that is crisp, dark green with a nice fragrance. Spinach can be sautéed or steamed or served uncooked to make some great salads.

This Spinach recipe is quick and easy and should compliments many main dish recipes.


  • 2 pounds of fresh spinach, stemmed and washed
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2 Tbls of pine nuts
  • 3 Tbls of extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of fresh ground black pepper


  • In a large pan sauté the garlic and pin nuts in the olive oil for 2 minutes.
  • Add the spinach and sauté for 2 minutes more until spinach is wilted.
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve.

    Serves 4 people.

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