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How To Easily Make Wilted Spinach In Only Five Steps

Wilted spinach (for four servings) :

Preparation : 5 minutes

Cooking : 5 minutes


  • Butter
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 pound triple washed spinach
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground or freshly grated nutmeg
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  • Remove the stalk from the spinach and clean them in cold water.
  • Drain them.
  • In a frying pan, melt butter and cook chopped garlic over low heat.
  • Add the spinach and stir quickly. The spinach are now wilted.
  • Add salt, pepper, nutmeg and check the seasoning.

Personal tips

To get wilted spinach, don't cook them too long, it should not take more than 5 minutes and spinach should keep their green color.

A dry white wine is highly recommended with your wilted spinach !

A dry red wine is highly recommended with your braised chicory !