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Spinach with Raisins

4 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

Blanched spinach sautéed with pine nuts and raisins.

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 10 min
60 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

220 g spinach 8 cups
2 tsp margarine non-hydrogenated 9 g
1/2 tbsp raisins 5 g
2 tsp pine nuts [optional] 5 g
salt [optional]

Method

  1. Prepare the spinach: Wash and drain rapidly then transfer to a pot or saucepan without adding any water. The water trapped in the leaves after gentle shaking is enough to cook them. Add salt, cover and cook over high heat 3-4 min until the leaves wilt and turn very deep green. Avoid overcooking otherwise the spinach will become brownish. Drain well.
  2. Heat the margarine in a pan over low heat. Add the cooked spinach, raisins and pine nuts (optional). Heat 2-3 min with stirring.
  3. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (80g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

60

Fat

4 g

7 %

Saturated 0.6 g
+ Trans 0 g

3 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

60 mg

2 %

Carbohydrate

5 g

2 %

Fibre

2 g

9 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

3 g

Vitamin A

157 %

Vitamin C

13 %

Calcium

10 %

Iron

21 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 serving
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low  :
Saturated Fat, Sodium
Source of  :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Zinc
Good source of  :
Iron, Potassium, Vitamin E
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 0
Vegetables 0
Fats 1

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4 Reviews (4 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again