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Greens With Spicy Peanut Sauce

Photo: Leigh Beisch; Styling: Sara Slavin

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 2 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)
Skip the standard wilted spinach recipe and make one that pops with the flavor of an Asian-inspired sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 (10-ounce) package prewashed spinach

Nutrition Information

  • calories 103
  • fat 7 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • monofat 4 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 6 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 276 mg
  • calcium 77 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients (through pepper) in a Dutch oven; cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly until smooth. Stir in spinach; cook 45 seconds or until spinach lightly wilts, stirring constantly. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

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