Sautéed Spinach

Sautéed Spinach

1 pound washed baby spinach leaves
4 cloves garlic, smashed (or pressed)
4 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

Rinse the spinach well in cold water to make sure it's very clean. Spin it dry in a salad spinner, leaving just a little water clinging to the leaves. If the spinach is packaged pre-washed, then you don't need to do anything.

Heat oil in a large sauté pan with smashed cloves of garlic. When the garlic turns golden, but not brown, add the spinach and sauté until wilted.

You can cook a few minutes longer. Optionally covered, if you have a large cover.

Can top with a squeeze of lemon and freshly ground pepper.
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