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Sautéed spinach, a sophisticated way to eat more greens. This velvety side dish requires minimal preparation is ready in 25 minutes.

Quick Sauteed Spinach

  • Author: Balkan Lunch Box
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Side Dish



  • 16 ounces fresh spinach
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon white flour
  • 7 ounces milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large pot bring spinach to a boil on high. Boil for 1 minute. Remove and drain. Mince.
  2. In a small pot heat butter on medium. When butter is melted, add garlic and stir. Then add flour and stir. When the flour blushes after 1 or 2 minutes add spinach and stir well. Add milk, then stir again. Bring to a boil stirring frequently. Boil for 2 minutes and remove off heat.
  3. Serve hot.

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