This easy sautéed spinach side dish takes just minutes to prepare and is a nice complement for simple Asian-style entrées.

Serving dish of sautéed spinach topped with chopped scallions and sesame seeds.

Sautéed spinach is one of our favorite quick-to-fix vegetables, and we developed this simple variation that includes sesame oil, sliced scallions, and a sprinkling of sesame seeds to pair with simple entrées like grilled steak and pan-seared salmon.

Asian-Style Sautéed Spinach

Asian Style Sautéed Spinach

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This easy sautéed spinach side dish takes just minutes to prepare and is a nice complement for simple Asian-style entrées.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 20 ounces fresh spinach
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 scallions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Heat the sesame and vegetable oils over medium-high heat in a large wok or nonstick pan.
  • Start adding the spinach a handful at a time, tossing with tongs until wilted, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Add the green onions and sesame seeds. Toss to combine and serve immediately.
Calories: 89kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 5g, Fat: 6g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g, Sodium: 188mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 1g
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