Garlic & shallot spinach

Garlic & shallot spinach

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 2
Sauteéing green veg lets you add loads of flavour and get ahead with your meal; when you're ready to serve, simply give the cooled veg a few turns in the hot pan

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • Dairy-free
  • Nut-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Egg-free

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal135
  • fat12g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre0g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.45g
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  • 250g large leaf spinach (not baby)



    Used in almost every cuisine across the world, spinach is an enormously popular green vegetable…

  • 2 tbsp mild olive oil
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    Olive oil

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    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • handful small shallots, peeled



    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • 1 garlic clove, peeled but left whole


  1. Tip the spinach into a pan of boiling water. Leave until just wilted and bright green, then drain and cool under cold running water. Squeeze as much water as you can from the leaves. Can be done up to 1 day ahead.

  2. To serve, heat the oil in a frying pan. Sauté the shallots for 5 mins or until tender. Add the garlic, fry for 30 secs, then toss in the spinach. Season, then stir until reheated.

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Comments (2)

fairypetal's picture

Love this recipe.....goes really well with the beef as suggested.

martinpisani's picture

Has anyone ever tried to add some thin strips of bacon?

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