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Warm Sesame Spinach

Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1/3 cup)
Fresh spinach is an excellent source of folate and a fair source of niacin and vitamin E. You can serve this side dish warm or at room temperature.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 (10-ounce) packages fresh spinach (about 5 cups)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 84
  • caloriesfromfat 42 %
  • fat 3.9 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 1.6 g
  • protein 5 g
  • carbohydrate 9.2 g
  • fiber 3.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 7.3 mg
  • sodium 379 mg
  • calcium 146 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

  2. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add garlic, and cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently. Gradually add spinach; cook for 2 minutes or until spinach wilts, stirring constantly. Place spinach in a colander, pressing until barely moist. Place spinach in a medium bowl; drizzle with soy sauce mixture. Toss well to coat.