Sautéed Spinach with Crispy Shallots
Sautéed Spinach with Crispy Shallots is a healthy and quick side dish. Fresh spinach is simply sautéed in garlic, fresh lemon salt & pepper topped with crispy shallots.
What’s better than a quick entrée? A quick side dish to go with it. This healthy spinach recipe was the perfect accompaniment to the 3 Cheese Polenta with Italian Sausage (< click text for recipe) I made for dinner a few days ago.
What can I do with fresh spinach?
Fresh spinach is not just for salads and don’t have to drowned it a creamy sauce (which is good, but not recommended every day. This is a dish you can enjoy every day comes together really quickly, the frying of the shallots is what takes the most time.
Speaking of the crispy shallots, it is hard to not snack on them as they come out of the pan. While they are frying, you do need to keep an eye on them because they go from brown to burned very quickly.
Where spinach is a vegetable that is very good for you, it does need help in the flavor department. The freshness of the lemon with a slight onion bite from the shallots and the browned shallots, add so much flavor that your taste buds doing a happy dance.