Savory Spinach

Savory Spinach

One taste of this dish will have you begging for more!


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Serves: 4 person(s) Change

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 8 mins

Yield: 4 x approx. 1/2 cup servings

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  • 2 bunches fresh spinach (13 oz) *
  • 1 Tbsp canola or olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced or thinly sliced
  • 1 strip bacon, trimmed to pieces

Directions: Standard directions Microwave directions

Wash spinach but do not dry.

Cook damp spinach for 3 to 4 minutes or until reduced in bulk. Don't over cook. Drain and finely chop.

Heat oil in a heavy-based skillet and stir-fry prepared onion and bacon for 3 to 4 minutes or until onion is soft. Add cooked spinach, stir for 2 minutes more and serve immediately.

Wash spinach but do not dry. Cook damp spinach on HIGH for 5 minutes. Remove, drain and chop.

Cook onion and bacon with oil in a covered dish on HIGH for 3 minutes. Add spinach, cook on HIGH for 2 minutes more. Serve immediately.


If available, turkey bacon will further reduce calories and fat.

Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.


* Use only fresh spinach or silverbeet.

1 pound fresh spinach will cook down to approximately 1 cup cooked.

Nutritional Info (per serving)

CALORIES 91 cals
Kilojoules 380 kJ
Fat 5.2 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Cholesterol 2 mg
Sodium 153 mg
Carbohydrates 8.8 g
Fiber 4.2 g
Total Sugars 1.9 g
Protein 5.4 g
Calcium 175.0 mg
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