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Garlic Butter Spinach

Prep time 1 min
Cook time 3 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
This microwaveable side dish recipe is faster than tossing a salad and is a nice alternative to steamed veggies. It cooks quickly, so make it at the very end of dinner prep.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons light butter
  • 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (7-ounce) package fresh spinach (about 6 cups)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 38
  • caloriesfromfat 76 %
  • fat 3.2 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 2.2 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 221 mg
  • calcium 52 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a 2-quart microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave at HIGH 25 seconds or until butter melts. Add spinach; cover and microwave at HIGH 2 minutes or until spinach wilts. Serve immediately.

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