Low Calorie Sautéed Spinach

easy sautéed spinach recipe with garlic and lemon

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

You’ll love this vegan, gluten-free side dish! Below, I’ll 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. I 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.

I’ll 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!

Low Calorie Sautéed Spinach

Ingredients for Healthy 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

Shopping List for Healthy Cooked Spinach:

  • Olive oil spray
  • Baby spinach
  • Garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh Lemon Juice

How to Make Low Calorie Spinach

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

low calorie sautéed spinach

How to Make Healthy Cooked 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.

Low Calorie Sautéed Spinach

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!

easy sautéed spinach recipe with garlic and lemon

Low Calorie Sautéed Spinach

Lose Weight By Eating
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 3 votes
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
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

The nutrition and calories below is based off 1 serving (1 cup) of Sautéed Spinach with Garlic and Lemon from the above recipe card.

Nutrition and Calories in Cooked Spinach Recipes

Important Note: As a reminder, at Lose Weight By Eating it is our goal to make you healthier, all-natural versions of your favorite recipes… not all will be “diet worthy” depending on the diet you are on. But they will be healthier versions to help curb your cravings.

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