Spinach is a nutritional powerhouse. High levels of vitamin K, A, C, B2, along with manganese, folate, and iron – all available in just one cup!
This simple preparation is the fastest way to load up on nutrients at lunch or meal-time.
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 garlic clove, sliced
- 2 pounds spinach leaves, tough stems removed, leaves well rinsed
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts
- Heat a large skillet over medium heat, warm the olive oil. Add the garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.
- Carefully place the spinach into the skillet, with just the rinsing water clinging to the leaves. Sprinkle with salt. Cook 2-3 minutes, turning occasionally until spinach wilts but is still bright green. Sprinkle with the pine nuts and serve immediately.
Nutritional Stats Per Serving (1/2 pound): 104 calories, 6 g protein, 9 g carbohydrates, 5g fat (0 g saturated), 0mg cholesterol, 5g fiber, 319mg sodium
Weight Watchers® Points Plus: 2