Fresh Spinach Toss

Packaged prewashed spinach and your microwave oven are the secrets behind this 15-minute wilted salad.

Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
15 mins
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Fresh Spinach Toss

Ingredients
1
tablespoon butter
1
tablespoon olive oil or salad oil
1
clove garlic, minced
1/4
teaspoon salt
 
Dash ground red pepper
1/4
cup raisins
2
tablespoons pine nuts or chopped walnuts or pecans
12
cups torn fresh prewashed spinach (about 10 ounces)
1
tablespoon finely shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, cook margarine or butter on 100% power (high) for 20 to 40 seconds or until melted; set aside. In a 3-quart microwave-safe casserole combine the olive oil, garlic, salt, and red pepper. Stir in raisins and nuts. Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power (high) for 1 minute, stirring once. Add spinach. Spoon melted margarine over spinach. Toss well to coat. Micro-cook, covered, on 100% power (high) for 1-1/2 to 3 minutes or until spinach is just wilted and heated through, stirring once. Sprinkle with cheese before serving. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Fresh Spinach Toss)
    Per serving:
  • 185 kcal cal.,
  • 13 g fat
  • 1 mg chol.,
  • 324 mg sodium,
  • 16 g carb.,
  • 6 g fiber,
  • 8 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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