July 7, 2007 | Episode 20, Season 2
Real Simple Television Productions Inc.
Sautéed Spinach with Basil
- Hands-On Time:
Total Time: 15 minutes
Makes 4 servings
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
- 1/3 cup (2 ounces) pine nuts
- 10 ounces fresh spinach leaves
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 cups fresh basil leaves
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes. Add the pine nuts and cook until lightly golden, about 3 minutes. Increase heat to medium and add the spinach, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons of water. Cover and cook, tossing occasionally with tongs, until the spinach wilts, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat. Add the basil and toss until it wilts, about 1 minute. Serve immediately.