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Buttery Lemon Spinach

Buttery Lemon Spinach Recipe


Lemon and garlic provide a flavor accent for steamed spinach in this quick and simple recipe.


  • 2 (10 ounce) bags pre-washed fresh spinach
  • 2 tablespoons garlic, minced
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Rinse the spinach and place the leaves into a microwavable serving dish. Add the butter, garlic and lemon juice. Cover with plastic wrap. Steam in the microwave until the butter is melted and spinach is wilted, about 2 minutes. Remove the plastic wrap and toss to distribute seasoning before serving.

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Nutritional Information

Buttery Lemon Spinach

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Calories: 112
% Daily Value *
protein: 6 %
carbohydrates: 2 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 9 %
fat: 15 %
saturated fat: 31 %
cholesterol: 9 %
vitamin a iu: 184 %
niacin equivalents: 11 %
vitamin b6: 14 %
vitamin c: 50 %
folate: 46 %
calcium: 10 %
iron: 15 %
magnesium: 27 %
potassium: 15 %
sodium: 6 %
thiamin: 8 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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