Spinach with Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts

(makes 4 servings)

Weight Loss Recipes : Spinach with Golden Raisins and Pine NutsIngredients:

  • ½ cup golden seedless raisins (or red raisins)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup pine nuts
  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 1 ¼ lb. baby spinach leaves
  • 2 tbsp fresh grated lemon peel
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Place raisins in a medium-size bowl and pour boiling water over them until just covered and let sit for about 5 minutes. Drain thoroughly then set aside.
  • In a large-size skillet over medium-high heat, add vegetable oil, pine nuts and sauté until begin to brown lightly and smell toasted, but not burnt. Add garlic and sauté for an additional minute. Stir in raisins then add spinach leaves. Stir ingredients for about 1 minute until spinach has wilted.
  • Remove from heat and add lemon peel and salt and pepper to taste.

Make 4 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving(¼ of recipe (185 g)): 237 Calories, 7 g Protein, 25 g carbohydrates, 7 g Dietary Fiber, 15 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 127 mg sodium


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