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Wilted Spinach with Fresh Chile

Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Hands-on time 8 mins
Total time 8 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
You'll often see spinach cooked with dried red pepper flakes; here fresh chile gives that tired treatment a delicious flavor boost. 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 thinly sliced small red chile
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 (9-ounce) bags fresh spinach
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 92
  • fat 3.5 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • sodium 264 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add garlic and chile; sauté 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add kosher salt and spinach; sauté 2 minutes or until spinach wilts. Drizzle with lemon juice.