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Sauteed Spinach with onions in white skillet.

The Best Sauteed Spinach

A fresh spinach sauteed with garlic and onions in olive oil and butter. This easiest and fastest spinach side dish is healthy and low-carb diet friendly.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword vegetable
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 9 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 85 kcal
Author Anna

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium white onion chopped
  • 4 teaspoons minced garlic see note
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 8 oz fresh spinach
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
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Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, heat up olive oil. Add onion and saute for 4 minutes. Add garlic and butter and saute until the onion is starting to brown.
  2. Add soy sauce and stir well. Add spinach and gently toss to mix with sauteed onion.
  3. Cook until spinach is wilted. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
The Best Sauteed Spinach
Amount Per Serving
Calories 85 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 421mg18%
Potassium 368mg11%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 5405IU108%
Vitamin C 18.9mg23%
Calcium 68mg7%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.