Cooking / Vegetables / Western

Simple Spinach Side Dish

Simple Spinach Side Dish- Yes to CookingAll complete meals must have a partner in crime.  So what can be better than having a simple spinach side dish?  Spinach is a nutrient powerhouse that is low in calories and high in vitamins, such as vitamin A and vitamin K.  Spinach is best available during winter months. When visiting the food market, buy fresh leaves that have a dark-green color and crispness. Avoid the bunches that have dull/limp leaves, yellow discoloration, or holes.

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:
1 bunch of spinach
olive oil, drizzle
salt and pepper to taste
wedge of Lemon

Instructions:
1)Wash and soak spinach in cold water for about 5 minutes.
2) Boil water in a pot and add spinach leaves.  Keep a close eye on the spinach and remove immediately once it wilts (approximately 1-2 minutes).
3) Submerge spinach in bowl of ice cold water to stop the cooking. Drain completely.
4) Season spinach with salt and pepper to taste and a drizzle of olive oil on the top.  Serve with a wedge of lemon on the side.

 

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