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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

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Servings 4


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


  • In a large pot bring spinach to a boil on high. Boil for 1 minute. Remove and drain. Mince.
  • 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.
  • Serve hot.


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