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Sauteed Spinach | Magnolia Days

Sauteed Spinach

A recipe for sauteed spinach using fresh baby spinach, olive oil, garlic, and garnished with toasted pine nuts.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Renee

Ingredients

  • 10 to 16 ounces fresh baby spinach
  • 1 to 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • Salt and pepper
  • Toasted pine nuts for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a deep saute pan or skillet over medium heat, add the olive oil and minced garlic. Cook for a couple of minutes until the garlic is fragrant and the oil has warmed. Do not brown the garlic or it will become bitter. Add the spinach and toss frequently while cooking. Add salt and pepper to taste. Cook until the spinach is completely wilted, it only takes a few minutes. Transfer spinach to a serving dish. Garnish with toasted pine nuts if desired. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

A recipe for sauteed spinach using fresh baby spinach, olive oil, garlic, and garnished with toasted pine nuts.