Sauteed Garlic Spinach

[ezcol_1third][/ezcol_1third]This garlicky and a bit spicy spinach dish is an easy quickie and only calls for a few ingredients.  Spinach is a very versatile green that is high in vitamins A and C; it also contains a substantial amount of magnesium.  Try pairing this dish with our spiced whipped yams.  This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, paleo-friendly and ideal for meal prep. [ezcol_2third_end][/ezcol_2third_end]

Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes |Yield: Serves 5 | Serving Size: 3.2 Oz

1 Lb Fresh Spinach, washed and drained*
1 Tbsp Garlic, minced
1 Tsp Olive Oil or Coconut Oil
1/2 Tsp Red Pepper Flakes
Salt & black pepper to taste
Optional: 1/2 Tsp Sesame oil
1. In large non-stick skillet heat oil over low-medium heat.  Add garlic and cook for about 3 to 5 minutes until fragrant.  Garlic burns easily, so keep an eye on the pot.
2. Add spinach and increase heat to medium-high.  Stir continuously and cook for about 2 minutes until all the spinach is wilted.  Add salt, pepper and red pepper flakes while stirring.

Nutrition per 3.2-Oz serving (without sesame oil): 33 Cals; 4g Carb; 1g Fat; 3g Protein

*If spinach is not dry you will notice excess liquid in the pot.  Feel free to drain off this liquid, but try not to throw out the yummy pieces of garlic.
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