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Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts

Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts

A classic Catalonian preparation, this dish would round out a dinner of roast beef and potatoes.

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 2008

  • Yield: 10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 pounds bagged prewashed spinach
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

1. Place raisins in a small bowl; cover with hot water. Let stand 5 minutes or until plump; drain.

2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion to pan; cook 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add about one-fourth of spinach to pan; cook 3 minutes or until spinach wilts, stirring occasionally. Repeat procedure 3 times with remaining spinach. Stir in raisins, nuts, salt, and pepper.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 68
  • Calories from fat: 40%
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 0.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 3.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.4g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 2.8mg
  • Sodium: 193mg
  • Calcium: 96mg
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