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Sauteed Spinach with Garlic and Lemon


This simple and healthy side dish of sautéed spinach with garlic and lemon is a delicious way to incorporate more greens into your diet. The garlic and lemon add a burst of flavor to the spinach, making it a perfect accompaniment to grilled meats or roasted vegetables.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound baby spinach, washed and dried
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced


Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant.

Add the spinach to the skillet and toss to coat with the garlic and oil. Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until the spinach has wilted and is bright green.

Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the lemon zest and juice. Toss to combine.

Serve the sautéed spinach with garlic and lemon immediately.

Elevate your side dish game with this easy and flavorful sautéed spinach with garlic and lemon.