Spinach with Almonds and Garlic

  • Active Time 10m
  • Total Time 10m
  • Rating ****

Makes 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 pounds spinach, washed well and trimmed


In a sauté pan over low heat, heat the olive oil. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the almonds, salt and cayenne and cook for 2 minutes more. Remove from the heat and set aside.

Coarsely chop the spinach. In a large covered saucepan, in a small amount of boiling salted water, cook the spinach for 4 minutes, or until tender. Drain well.

Mix the garlic and almond mixture into the spinach.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Doubleday. All rights reserved.

RecID 5419

nutrition information per serving

121 calories; 9g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 411mg sodium; 7g carbohydrates; 5g fiber; 6g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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