Lemon Spinach

Photo: James Baigrie

Yield: 4 servings, with leftovers
Recipe from Real Simple

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calcium: 84mg
  • Calories: 24
  • Calories from fat: 0%
  • Carbohydrate: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Fat: 0g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Protein: 2mg
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Sodium: 353mg


  • 2 pounds spinach (or three 10-ounce bags)
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 thinly sliced garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. In a skillet, combine lemon juice, water, garlic cloves, and kosher salt. Bring to a simmer and cook spinach in batches until just wilted. Drain and reserve 1/2 for another use.
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