Spinach with Cranberries and Almonds

Bright, vibrant-looking spinach leaves are not only more appealing to the eye but more nourishing as well.  Spinach has been called the world’s healthiest food.   We all know that Popeye made himself super strong by eating spinach, but you may be surprised to learn that he may also have been helping to protect himself against inflammatory problems, stress-related problems, cardiovascular problems, bone problems, and cancers at the same time.  I wanted to make a spinach dish that was colorful and tasty for holidays as well as any day.  I added a cranberry sauce and almonds to the spinach sauté.  Wow!  I hope you will enjoy this tasty version of spinach!

Spinach with Cranberries and Almonds

Spinach with Cranberries and Almonds

Ingredients

  • Cranberry Sauce
  • 1 12 ounce bag fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated orange rind
  • 1 cup sugar
  • cinnamon
  • Spinach Saute
  • Fresh spinach bundle
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • cranberry sauce

Instructions

    Cranberry Sauce
  1. Wash the cranberries and drain
  2. Combine the cranberries, sugar, orange juice, and cinnamon in a medium pan
  3. Heat and stir about 10 minutes
  4. Add grated orange rind
  5. The cranberries will soften and pop as you stir
  6. When finished, remove from heat and let cool
  7. Can be served as cranberry sauce!
  8. Spinach Saute with Cranberries and Almonds
  9. Thoroughly wash and drain spinach bundle
  10. Heat olive oil in deep dish fry pan
  11. Saute until reduced and softened
  12. Add two tablespoons cranberry sauce
  13. Add sliced almonds and salt and pepper
  14. Stir and heat
  15. Serve and enjoy!

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One Response to “Spinach with Cranberries and Almonds”

  1. karen says:

    This sounds amazing! Can’t wait to get some spinach and make it!

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