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Sautéed Spinach with Feta & Walnuts

Creamy cheese, crunchy walnuts, and warm spinach come together in this Sautéed Spinach with Feta & Walnuts recipe, a great holiday side dish!

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Closeup of Sauteed Spinach with Feta and Walnuts on a clear glass plate lines with gold
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Sautéed Spinach with Feta & Walnuts

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4
Calories: 228kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup (28 g) walnut pieces
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) olive oil, plus more for serving
  • 2 shallots , minced
  • 2 cloves garlic , finely minced or grated
  • 1 pound (454 g) baby spinach, washed and dried
  • teaspoons (9 g) kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¾ teaspoon (1.7 g) freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup (75 g) crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  • In a small, dry skillet, toast the walnut pieces over medium heat, stirring frequently, until browned and fragrant, about 4 minutes. Reserve.
  • Heat the oil in a large, deep skillet over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook, stirring, until softened but not browned, about 2 minutes. Add the spinach in large handfuls, tossing constantly with tongs, until the spinach is wilted, about 2 minutes. Add the salt and pepper and toss. Take off the heat and add the reserved walnuts and feta. Drizzle with about 1 tablespoon of olive oil and serve.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Sautéed Spinach with Feta & Walnuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 1173mg49%
Potassium 730mg21%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 10717IU214%
Vitamin C 33mg40%
Calcium 222mg22%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Sauteed Spinach with Feta and Walnuts on a clear glass plate lined with gold on a dark background with pearls and gold confetti

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