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Spinach With Olives, Raisins, And Pine Nuts

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Ingredients
  Fresh spinach 1 Pound, well-washed, tough stems removed
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), mashed
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Pitted sliced kalamata olives 2 Tablespoon
  Golden raisins 2 Tablespoon
  Pine nuts 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Steam the spinach in just the water that clings to the leaves after washing, adding the mashed garlic to the pan.
Stir often; add more water if needed.
Drain the spinach and remove the garlic.
Season with salt and pepper to your taste.
(You can omit salt entirely.) Heat the oil in a large skillet; cook the olives, raisins, and pine nuts until the nuts are golden; don't let them brown.
Add the cooked spinach and saute 1 minute before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy

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