Lemon Zest Spinach
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Hands-on time: 5minutes
Sautee time: 5 minutes
1 tsp olive oil or butter
1 green onion, chopped (including green portion)
1 clove garlic, minced
½ bag/bunch fresh spinach, washed, dried, stems removed
1 ½ tbsp balsamic vinegar
1-2 tsp grated lemon zest ( ½ lemon)
1. In a large sauté pan, over medium heat, warm olive oil. Add green onions and garlic, cook until soft (approx 1 minute).
2. Add spinach leaves, cover pan and cook, stirring once or twice until all the spinach is wilted and tender but still bright green. (approx 3-5 minutes)
3. Remove from heat. Add vinegar and lemon zest and stir
4. Transfer to platter and serve.
Tips & Variations
Don’t let the garlic burn or it will taste very bitter.
Sautéing the spinach actually only takes a few minutes, so have everything else almost ready.
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