I was plesantly surprised at how good this was on the spinach because I tasted it straight and it was a little biting with the vinegar. Served with Praline Salmon (also on this site and delicious) and roasted potatoes. I will definitely make it again.
Warm Sesame Spinach
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.
Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 1/3 cup)
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 84
- Calories from fat: 42%
- Fat: 3.9g
- Saturated fat: 0.7g
- Monounsaturated fat: 1.4g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6g
- Protein: 5g
- Carbohydrate: 9.2g
- Fiber: 3.2g
- Cholesterol: 0.0mg
- Iron: 7.3mg
- Sodium: 379mg
- Calcium: 146mg
- 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)
- Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.
- 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.
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