Sauteed Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts

Kitchen Cue: This will seem like a lot of spinach but it wilts significantly when cooked.

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Makes:
8 servings
Start to Finish:
25 mins
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Sauteed Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts

Ingredients
1/4
cup olive oil
1
cup pine nuts
1
cup raisins or golden raisins
8
cloves garlic, sliced
2
pounds fresh baby spinach
3
tablespoons lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. In an extra-large nonstick skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium heat. Add pine nuts; cook and stir for 3 to 5 minutes or until golden. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  2. Add another 1 tablespoon of the oil to skillet; heat over medium heat. Add one-third of the raisins and one-third of the garlic. Add one-third of the spinach. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until spinach begins to wilt, tossing constantly. Transfer to serving bowl. Repeat two more times with the remaining oil, raisins, garlic, and spinach.
  3. Add lemon peel, lemon juice, salt, and pepper to spinach mixture; toss gently to coat.

Nutrition Facts

(Sauteed Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts)
    Per serving:
  • 262 kcal cal.,
  • 19 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat,
  • 7 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 8 g monounsatured fat),
  • 235 mg sodium,
  • 22 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 12 g sugar,
  • 6 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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