Fast and Easy Spinach with Shallots

Fast and Easy Spinach with Shallots

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"Here's a simple, healthy side dish that's fast and easy to prepare."


13 m servings 55 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 55 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 158 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Stir in shallots and cook until transparent, about 5 minutes. Add spinach, sprinkle with salt and pepper; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes until leaves are wilted and reduced.
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  1. 129 Ratings


My entire Italian family has prepared spinach this way for generations, so this "recipe" is classic. Shallots or onions are a nice touch, but certainly not necessary, but fresh garlic, on the ot...

Use a combo of butter and olive oil...add some crushed garlic to the shallots and add some fresh mushrooms...When done, sprinkle with grated parmesean cheese...remember, spinach cooks down to pr...

Good stuff and so simple! I used a bit of red onion since I didn't have shallots. I also mixed in two minced cloves of garlic and some mushrooms as recommended by another reviewer. Cooked in a b...

Excellent side dish, next time add a few shakes of balsamic vinegar for a little more flavor.

This was a delicious side dish. My grocery didn't have any shallots, so I used 1/2 cup of finely diced red onion instead. I was trying to stir too many pots while my onion was cooking and it go...

Great for a quick and easy side. I used frozen chopped spinach that I had thawed which worked just fine.

Quick, easy, delicious. I used oil and butter. Butter has such a delicious flavor with veggies! It's hard to go wrong with this one. Next time I might try pearl onions with it.

It really is fast and easy - and delicious too! A suirt of lemon at the table makes a big difference for me. Since nobody else in my house likes cooked spinach, I had to eat it all myself - luck...

I wanted something fast and easy but also healthy and this was the perfect side dish! I sauteed some shallots in a little olive oil with 1 garlic ( I love garlic). I then added 2 bags of fresh b...