Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon

easy sautéed spinach recipe with garlic and lemon

This Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe is just 67 calories and it is absolutely delicious!

You’ll love this vegan, gluten-free side dish! Below, we will show you how to cook spinach into a fantastic, flavorful, and healthy side dish that you’ll actually crave.

Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon

Easy spinach recipes like this one are packed full of nutrition. We cut out all the butter and added extra lemon to add flavor and drastically cut calories. Making this one of the healthiest sautéed spinach recipes you’ll find.

We will supply you with everything you need to make simple spinach recipes. From a shopping list, to a nutrition label and even a printable recipe card. You’ll find the best way to cook spinach in this article.

This Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe is just 67 calories!

Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon

Recipes with spinach are healthy and inexpensive! This cooked spinach recipe calls for just a few ingredients, making it simple and easy.

You’ll learn how to cook fresh spinach, find a shopping list for the ingredients, and learn all about our secret weapon to cooking healthy… Olive oil spray.

Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon

To make healthy spinach recipes easy, we’ve supplied you with lots of information on cooking spinach…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Ingredients for Recipes with Sautéed Spinach (shopping list!)
  • How to Cook Spinach in a Pan
  • Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Cooked Spinach Recipes

Take a screenshot of the shopping list on your phone so you have it handy the next time you go grocery shopping, or to the farmer’s market. And email yourself the recipe card (or print it!) so you have it at your fingertips the next time you need to know how to sauté spinach.

In the next sections you’ll find a yummy recipe for cooking fresh spinach. You’ll also learn how long to cook spinach in this simple recipe for spinach cooked on the stove top.

Up next, a shopping list for healthy spinach recipes…

Ingredients for Recipes with Sautéed Spinach

This Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon is simple and delicious, thanks to all the fresh ingredients.

Cooked fresh spinach recipes are a great way to eat a lot of the healthy leafy green, without having a huge salad. What you end up with is a perfect wilted spinach recipe and lots of nutrition.

Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon

To make this spinach recipe easy, we have supplied you with a shopping list. Screenshot it to your phone so you have it handy the next time you go shopping.

Shopping List for Easy Spinach Recipes:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon you want to make and it will do all the math for you!

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How to Cook Spinach in a Pan

There are many different ways to cook spinach, you can bake it (into spinach chips!) boil it, or sauté spinach. We prefer to sauté spinach as we can better control the cooking, and also limit the amount of fat we have to add to the recipe.

This Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon is easy to make. It’s ready in just 7 minutes (start to finish) and is completely crave-worthy!

Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon

Question: “How long does it take to sauté spinach?”

Answer: “Just 5 minutes or less!”

How to Cook Baby Spinach:

  1. Heat a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat.
  2. Spray with olive oil and add the garlic. Sauté the garlic for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant.
  3. Add in the spinach, salt, and pepper and toss together with the garlic.
  4. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
  5. Uncover, turn the heat up to high, and cook the spinach for another minute, stirring until all the spinach is wilted.
  6. Remove from heat, lemon juice and toss together, and serve hot.

Special Tip: You can find the directions, ingredients, nutrition and more in the recipe card below. We combined all the information above and added it to a sharable recipe card that you can post on social media or email.

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Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon

This Easy Sautéed Spinach Recipe with Garlic and Lemon can be made in just 7 minutes (start to finish!) And is just 67 calories per cup!

This simple recipe for spinach is flavorful and oh so yummy! We packed it full of flavor, without all the calories… all thanks to our “secret ingredient” Olive oil spray.

easy sautéed spinach recipe with garlic and lemon

The BEST Sautéed Spinach Recipe (with Garlic and Lemon)

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This easy sautéed spinach recipe is just 67 calories for 1 cup, and it's so yummy!
This vegan, gluten-free simple recipe for spinach is healthy and fast. It makes a wonderful side dish, and is super filling!
You can add a pit of parmesan and chopped cashews to jazz it up, though this cooked spinach recipe is delicious as it is. It's nice to change it up from time to time…
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 7 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 67 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Heat a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat.
  • Spray with olive oil and add the garlic. Sauté the garlic for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant.
  • Add in the spinach, salt, and pepper and toss together with the garlic.
  • Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Uncover, turn the heat up to high, and cook the spinach for another minute, stirring until all the spinach is wilted.
  • Remove from heat, lemon juice and toss together, and serve hot.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 67kcalCarbohydrates: 10.9gProtein: 7gFat: 1.2gSaturated Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 762mgPotassium: 1299mgFiber: 5.2gSugar: 1gCalcium: 240mgIron: 6mg
Keyword Side Dish
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Nutrition and Calories in Cooked Spinach Recipes

Most recipes with spinach are packed full of butter or oil. But not our’s! We were able to cut calories and fat with the help of Olive oil spray.

This flavorful and delicious recipe for cooked spinach is anything but bland, with lots of garlic and lemon juice your tastebuds will be happy!

Nutrition and Calories in Cooked Spinach Recipes

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