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Cooking Time
20 Min
Meal Type
Side Dish



  • 1 cup of frozen spinach cubes
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped or crushed
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp of light sour cream (optional)

Prep Instructions

  1. Add a teaspoon of olive oil and saute garlic for 2-4 minutes. Be carful not to burn it and this happens fast so pay attention.
  2. Add defrosted spinach cubes or chopped fresh spinach.
  3. Add salt and pepper and mix well.
  4. Cook on low or medium for 10 minutes. Add light sour cream (if using it) and mix well. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with your choice of protein and carbs. I picked spicy cod with silk tender Jasmine rise.
My creamy spinach with spicy cod and Jasmine rise

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Nutrition Facts & Tips

Spinach is available all year round but is in season during the spring (March – June). It is well known for its nutritional qualities and has always been regarded as a plant with remarkable abilities to restore energy, increase vitality and improve the quality of the blood.

It is rich in iron and this mineral plays a major role in the function of red blood cells which help in transporting oxygen around the body, in energy production and DNA synthesis.

Spinach is also an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C and folic acid as well as being a good source of manganese, magnesium, iron and vitamin B2. Vitamin K is important for maintaining bone health and it is difficult to find vegetables richer in vitamin K than spinach. Other similar are kale, broccoli and green cabbage.

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Tastes Great!
Min. Sugar
Healthy Fats
Nutrient Dense
Complex Protein