Garlicky Greens

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42 CALORIES 2g CARBS 3g FAT 2g PROTEIN
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I love greens but my family doesn’t normally share my excitement. However they all love this garlicky recipe and it truly brightens up the flavor of any greens. It is a great side dish and also is delicious on toast in the morning with a poached or scrambled egg.
The Recipe

Garlicky Greens

PREP TIME: 5 Min
COOK TIME: 10 Min
TOTAL TIME: 15 Min
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Ingredients

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  • 4 cups spinach (or other greens)
  • 5 U cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese

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Instructions

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1

Prepare greens for cooking wash, drain, remove stems.

2

Heat a medium skillet with olive oil until hot and add in garlic. Stir frequently for 3-4 minutes until fragrant and garlic is light brown. Be very careful not to let the garlic burn or it will become very bitter.

3

Once the garlic is ready, add in the greens and salt and pepper to taste, and cook an additional 3-4 minutes until greens are tender.

4

Right before serving, add a pinch of red pepper flakes and Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Facts
Serving Size: 1/2 cup (95g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 42
Calories from Fat 25
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g
4%
Saturated Fat 1g
4%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 3mg
1%
Sodium 81mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate 2g
1%
Dietary Fiber 1g
3%
Sugars 0g
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.

† SmartPoints™ and PointsPlus® calculated by Slender Kitchen; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc.
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