Greens With Spicy Peanut Sauce

Leigh Beisch
Skip the standard wilted spinach recipe and make one that pops with the flavor of an Asian-inspired sauce.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 2 Minutes

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

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September 2005