Wilted Spinach with Yoghurt & Raisins

 

This quick and easy side dish is a real delight. Frozen spinach is suggested here as it is more economical and speedy to prepare, but you can substitute it with finely chopped fresh spinach, if you prefer.

SERVES : 8
COOKS IN : 15 MINUTES
DIFFICULTY : NOT TOO TRICKY

NUTRITION PER SERVING

Calories : 117
Fat : 7.9g
Saturates : 3.9g
Protein : 4.1g
Carbs : 7.8g
Sugars : 7.6g
Salt : 0.6g
Fibre : 0g

OF AN ADULT’S REFERENCE INTAKE

INGREDIENTS

300 g frozen spinach , (or 800g fresh spinach)
1 small clove of garlic
500 g Greek yoghurt
Sunflower oil
40 g raisins
Extra virgin olive oil

METHOD

1.Place the spinach in a saucepan with a few tablespoons of water and cook over a medium heat for a few minutes, or until defrosted (if using frozen) and just cooked. Take off the heat and leave to cool.
2.Peel and crush the garlic and mix with the yoghurt, ¾ of a teaspoon of sea salt and a generous grind of black pepper. Stir in the cooled spinach.
3.Heat 1 tablespoon of sunflower oil in a small pan and fry the raisins for 1 to 2 minutes, or until starting to plump up.
4.Scatter over the spinach and finish with a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil just before serving.