Sautéed Spinach and Leeks

Recipe by Kathryn of


Servings: 3-4


1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium leek, cleaned, trimmed and sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 8 oz. bag fresh spinach or baby spinach
Salt and pepper, to taste
Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)


Cooking instructions: Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium-low heat. Add leeks and sauté for 3-4 minutes, until softened. Add garlic and sauté an additional 30 seconds. Add spinach and stir for 2-3 minutes until spinach is mostly wilted. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, if using, and serve hot.


(Nutrition Per Serving (with ¼ cup parmesan cheese): 82 calories, 4 g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 940mg Sodium, 8g carbohydrate, 2g fiber, 2g sugar, 5g protein)


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