Wilted Baby Spinach with Garlic and Oil Recipe

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Megan Brooks Modified: March 25, 2022
Wilted Baby Spinach with Garlic and Oil Recipe

How To Make Wilted Baby Spinach with Garlic and Oil

Wilted baby spinach is a lightly sauteed side dish seasoned with garlic and olive oil. This recipe uses minimal ingredients and takes only 10 minutes.

Preparation: 3 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 8 minutes



  • 4tspolive oil
  • 4clovesgarlic,peeled and smashed with the side of a knife
  • 1lbfresh baby spinach,washed and drained
  • kosher salt and fresh ground pepper


  1. Heat a large skillet over high heat until hot. When hot, add the olive oil and garlic.

  2. Sauté for about 3 to 4 minutes, until the color is golden on both sides.

  3. Add the spinach to the skillet and toss with oil to coat. Reduce the heat to medium and stir.

  4. When spinach is just wilted, about 2 minutes, remove from heat and season with salt and pepper.


  • Calories: 71.24kcal
  • Fat: 4.97g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.70g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.30g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.67g
  • Carbohydrates: 5.34g
  • Fiber: 2.65g
  • Sugar: 0.51g
  • Protein: 3.47g
  • Sodium: 281.99mg
  • Calcium: 119.46mg
  • Potassium: 649.70mg
  • Iron: 3.19mg
  • Vitamin A: 531.93µg
  • Vitamin C: 32.80mg
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