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  • 3 bags - 6 oz. prewashed fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cups - snipped fresh parsley, basil, cilantro OR watercress
  • 1/4 cups - sherry vinegar or herb vinegar
  • - salt and freshly ground pepper
  • - lemon wedges, optional, for serving
  • Directions:

    For Microwave:
    Cook spinach and herbs on high for 3 minutes. Toss with vinegar, salt and pepper.

    For Stovetop:
    In a large Dutch oven or very large skillet with steamer basket insert bring 1 inch of water to boiling. (If you don't have a Dutch oven or large skillet with steamer basket, use a small steamer basket set in a large skillet and cook the spinach in three batches.)

    Combine spinach and herbs or watercress in basket, and place over boiling water. Cover and steam for 2 to 3 minutes or until wilted, stirring once.

    Remove basket carefully; drain. Transfer spinach to a serving bowl. Drizzle with some of the vinegar.

    Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pass remaining vinegar when serving. Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

    Brief Description

    Cook this easy dish in the microwave; spinach with fresh herbs and sherry vinegar.

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    Category:  Side dishes

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 5 min

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    Posted On:

    May 6, 2020

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