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Although 8 cups (2 L) of spinach may sound like a lot, it wilts quickly and reduces in volume when it's cooked. If you have other leafy greens on hand, like Swiss chard or kale, substitute for a portion of the spinach for variety. Keep in mind, however, that kale and chard take a little longer to cook than spinach, so add them to the pan two minutes before the spinach.
|1 tbsp / 15 ml||olive oil|
|2||cloves garlic, crushed|
|8 cups / 2 L||fresh spinach|
|1/4 tsp / 1 ml||coarse sea salt|
|freshly ground black pepper, to taste|
Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; sauté for 1 minute. Add spinach; cover and steam for 3 to 4 minutes or until spinach begins to wilt.
Remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper.
Per serving: 48 calories, 2 g protein, 4 g total fat (1 g saturated fat), 3 g carbohydrate, 0 g fibre, 0 mg cholesterol, 292 mg sodium
Thanks to garlic's unique sulphur-containing compounds, scientists are praising garlic's potential to help guard against certain cancers, heart disease, arthritis, even type 2 diabetes. Garlic is not only good for you, it tastes great too. Garlic enhances the flavor of stir-fries, pasta sauces, soups, dips, spreads, salads and marinades. Read on to discover the health benefits garlic has to offer - and the many ways to add this month's featured food to your diet.
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