Spinach with Raisins

43 Reviews
80% would make this recipe again

Blanched spinach sautéed with pine nuts and raisins.

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


220 g spinach 8 cups
2 tsp butter, unsalted 9 g
2 tsp pine nuts [optional] 5 g
1/2 tbsp raisins 5 g
1 pinch salt [optional] 0.2 g


  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 butter 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 (80 g)


% Daily Value




3 g

4 %

Saturated 1.7 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

9 %


10 mg


50 mg

2 %


5 g

2 %


2 g

8 %


2 g

Net Carbs

3 g


2 g

Vitamin A

156 %

Vitamin C

13 %


10 %


20 %


This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Magnesium, Manganese, Vitamin A, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Iron, Potassium, Vitamin E
Source of  :
Calcium, Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Zinc
Low  :
Fat, Sodium


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

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43 Reviews (43 with rating only ) 80% would make this recipe again

This recipe is in the following categories

Vegetables | Side dishes | Diabetes-friendly | Low Fat | Low Sodium | Halal | Kosher | Vegetarian | High Iron

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