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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 221.3
  • Total Fat: 12.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 115.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.7 g
  • Protein: 9.0 g

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Spinach with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts


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Introduction

Cooked spinach gets some crunch to it. Cooked spinach gets some crunch to it.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plump golden raisins (may use regular raisins too)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pine nuts
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 1/4 lbs. baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tablespoons fresh grated lemon peel
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1. Place raisins in a bowl and pour boiling water over them until just covered and let sit for 5 minutes. Drain thoroughly, then set aside.

2. Heat oil in a large skillet, over medium-high heat then add pine nuts and sauté until they turn golden. Add garlic and sauté for an additional minute. Stir in raisins and then add spinach leaves. Stir ingredients until spinach has wilted, about 1 minute.

3. Remove from heat and add lemon peel. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serves 4.

Reprinted with permission by Public Health – Seattle & King County







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  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Excellent Spinach salad. I threw in some strawberries too. - 8/14/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is wonderful! Everyone that I have served it to loves it. Highly recommended. - 7/26/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I love spinach but this has to be my favorite spinach dish. Very easy to prepare and incredibly tasty. - 7/8/08

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    this was so good and the best part was it was great for days after. we had it as a main meal the first day then as the vegetable for our other meals, or even for lunch. - 3/20/08

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Loved it! Used only 2 tsp of oil instead of the tablespoon called for in the recipes and it turned out great! - 2/17/08

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I used the cranberries too. It is a great salad and pretty too - 2/6/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    An excellent new way to make healthy spinach - an it looks fabulous on the table too! - 12/30/07

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    A delicious recipe to serve with braised pork. I'll make it again, maybe with the cranberries. - 12/28/07

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    So easy and good for you. Like others, I used dried cranberries and pecans as I don't care for pine nuts. - 12/26/07

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very tasty recipe, and healthy. For a slightly different twist, I use pecans and dried cranberries instead of pine nuts and raisins. - 10/28/07

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    We loved this! I used crasins and lemon juice,and 1/2 the garlic. It is now a weekly staple,esecially with pork tenderloin . - 10/28/07

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This is also great uncooked as a salad. I've been eating it for years! - 10/29/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I substituted cranberries, ulta-good, family loved it. Asked to be brought as a Thankgiving Day side. - 10/28/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I've made this three times already. My teenager said it was weird but he ate it, anyway. :) - 10/2/07

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    What a great side to add to a fish dish. The sweetness of the raisins makes it tasty like a guilty pleasure. I will definately make this again and again. - 8/21/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was really good! I will definitely make this again. I used regular raisins and substituted lemon juice instead of lemon peel which turned out fine. - 8/12/07

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    very tasty, very very easy to make - 7/30/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was very good. I have never eaten cooked spinach and wasn't sure how I was going to like it. I was pleasantly surprised! - 5/27/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Served it with a low fat fish and chips (oven baked). Husband liked it, usually not too keen on vegetables. - 4/27/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This recipe is awesome!! I now love wilted spinach! - 3/16/07

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Ultra-healthy, ultra-yummy, I was well chuffed to find this on here - we have it at home a few times a month! - 3/16/07

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    very tasty healthy salad i added cranberries hubby loved this one - 4/21/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was delicious, and I will definitely make it again! - 2/10/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Wow! I loved it & so did my sister. Simply divine. The lemon and garlic are so subtle, and the toasted pine nuts are truly inspired. - 2/9/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very Good. I made it for lunch for my husband and myself and it was very good. Something I will make again and share with family members. Very easy and quick. - 2/8/09

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