Garlic-Parmesan Spinach

For a tasty twist, substitute crumbled feta cheese for Parmesan, and sprinkle with a few kalamata olives.


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes


4 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 (20-oz.) package fresh spinach, thoroughly washed
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup shaved Parmesan cheese


1. Sauté chopped garlic in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until golden. Gradually add spinach, stirring until spinach is wilted and coated with garlic mixture (about 5 minutes). Remove from heat, and stir in chopped basil, salt, and pepper. Transfer spinach mixture to a serving dish, and sprinkle with 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese.