Catalan Spinach

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Oct. 21, 2010


Olive oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , finely chopped
Spinach 2 Pound , stemmed
Toasted pine nuts 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Seedless raisins 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Freshly ground black pepper 1/4 Teaspoon


1. In a medium saucepan, bring lightly salted water to a boil. Add the spinach to the boiling water and blanch for 1 minute. Drain thoroughly; squeeze the spinach dry. Coarsely chop the spinach and transfer to a medium bowl.

2. In a medium skillet, heat oil over low heat; add garlic and cook 5 minutes until soft.

3. Add spinach, pine nuts, raisins, salt and pepper and cook 5 minutes more until flavors are combined. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1058Calories from Fat 702

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g124.6%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1693 mg70.54%

Total Carbohydrates 75 g25%

Dietary Fiber 23 g92%

Sugars 31 g

Protein 32 g64%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet