Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health
Sweet golden raisins and crunchy pine nuts make this a fabulous way to eat your spinach! See All Quick, Healthy Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less : Fruits & Vegetables : Fruits And Veggies More Matters.org
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • 4 Tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 bags (10 oz each) leaf spinach, rinsed
  • 2/3 cup golden seedless raisins
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp salt
In a medium pan, cook and stir pine nuts on high heat, until they begin to brown lightly and smell toasted. Set the pine nuts aside in another dish. Return the pan to burner. Add 1/4 cup water and bring to boil over medium-high heat. As it begins to boil, add a small handful of the spinach. Cook and stir until it being to wilt. Push the wilted spinach to the side of the pan and add another 1/4 cup of water and a handful of spinach. Continue until all the spinach has been cooked, adding raisins with the last handful of spinach. Sprinkle with nutmeg and salt. Cook and stir until the spinach is wilted and the raisins are warm. Remove from heat. Press out excess water. Divide into 4 servings and top with pine nuts. Serve.
 
Serves: 4
 
2 ½ Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
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Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 160
Total Fat: 7g
Saturated Fat: 0.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 39%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 3%
Protein: 6g
Carbohydrates: 26g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Dietary Fiber: 4g
Sodium: 190mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamins A, B2, C and K, folate, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese and potassium, and a good source of vitamins B1 and B6, fiber, calcium and phosphorous.

Recipe courtesy of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
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