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This Spanish-inspired side dish is a sweet-savory combination of garlicky wilted spinach, buttery pine nuts, and golden raisins. One serving is a tasty way to pack in 114 milligrams of magnesium--about 25 percent of your daily needs.

Maureen Callahan
Recipe by Cooking Light August 2006

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Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine 1/2 cup boiling water and raisins; let stand 15 minutes or until raisins are plump. Drain.

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  • Combine spinach and 2 tablespoons water in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook 3 minutes or until spinach wilts, stirring frequently. Remove from pan. Wipe pan with a paper towel.

  • Heat oil in pan over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring frequently. Add spinach, raisins, salt, and pepper; cook 1 minute or until thoroughly heated. Stir in pine nuts.

Nutrition Facts

121 calories; calories from fat 23%; fat 3.1g; saturated fat 0.3g; mono fat 1.4g; poly fat 1.1g; protein 3.9g; carbohydrates 24.1g; fiber 6.7g; iron 4.5mg; sodium 352mg; calcium 100mg.
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