- 1 tbsp olive oil
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- 2 large onions, thinly sliced
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- 50g butter
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- 50g pine nut
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- grating of nutmeg
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- 1 tbsp sherry vinegar
- 2 x 500g bags spinach
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Heat the oil in a large, deep pan. Add the onions, cover, then gently fry for 15 mins until soft and almost transparent. Add the butter and pine nuts, turn up the heat, then fry for 5 mins more or until the onions are dark golden. Stir in the garlic, grate in a little nutmeg, then fry for 1 min. Splash in vinegar.
Meanwhile, heat the largest pan you have until very hot. Throw in half the spinach, cover for 20 secs, then stir until just wilted. Tip into a colander set over a bowl, then repeat with the second bag of spinach.
To serve, toss the cooked spinach into onion mix and season generously.
Try it with winter greensTASTY KALE WITH BACON Follow the recipe to the end of step 1, adding 8 rashers chopped streaky bacon to the pan with the pine nuts. Trim and shred 800g kale, then boil in salted water for about 4 mins until just tender. Drain, season generously, then toss with the tasty onion mix.