Lemony Steamed Spinach

This lemony spinach goes great with fish or roast chicken.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. fresh spinach leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup lactose-free margarine, melted
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. white pepper

Directions

  • Wash spinach in cool water; shake off excess water. Remove any thick stems. Tear spinach leaves into bite-sized pieces.
  • Combine spinach with garlic and place in a large microwave-safe casserole dish. Cover casserole with thick plastic wrap. Cook on high for 2 minutes.
  • Stir and cook another short 2 minutes on high. Drain well. Squeeze out liquid. In a small glass bowl, combine margarine, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, and white pepper. Heat in microwave until warm. Pour over spinach and toss to combine flavors.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. fresh spinach leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup lactose-free margarine, melted
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. white pepper

Directions

  • Wash spinach in cool water; shake off excess water. Remove any thick stems. Tear spinach leaves into bite-sized pieces.
  • Combine spinach with garlic and place in a large microwave-safe casserole dish. Cover casserole with thick plastic wrap. Cook on high for 2 minutes.
  • Stir and cook another short 2 minutes on high. Drain well. Squeeze out liquid. In a small glass bowl, combine margarine, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, and white pepper. Heat in microwave until warm. Pour over spinach and toss to combine flavors.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories150
Total Fat11g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium630mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars1g
Protein7g