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Greens With Spicy Peanut Sauce

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

Health SEPTEMBER 2005

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)
  • Cook time:2 Minutes
  • Prep time:5 Minutes

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:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 103
  • Fat: 7g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Carbohydrate: 6g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 276mg
  • Calcium: 77mg
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