Roasted Garlic Spinach

This spinach dish is good with steak, roast chicken, lasagna, fish, and much more. You can use fresh baby arugula if you can’t find fresh spinach.

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

Serves: 4


  • ¼ cup peeled garlic cloves
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach leaves
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 pimento, diced


  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Toss the garlic cloves in olive oil. Put them on a piece of foil in a baking dish and roast in the oven for about 30 minutes. Cool, and cut the cloves in half.
  • When the garlic is done, melt the butter in a sauté pan and add the spinach. Sauté the spinach in the butter for about 10 minutes over medium-high heat.
  • Add the roasted garlic cloves to the spinach and season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Serve hot topped with the pimento.