Creamy spinach and shallots


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time5 mins
  • Makes4 servings
*PLUS Cooking time: 10 minutes


  • 284-g bag fresh spinach, or 2 large bunches

  • 1 tsp butter

  • 1 tbsp finely chopped shallots, or 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1/4 cup sour cream

  • 1 tsp lemon juice


  • Place spinach in boiling water and cook just until wilted, about 3 minutes. Drain very well. Squeeze out all liquid, then chop. Melt butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add shallots and cook, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes. Stir in spinach and remaining ingredients. Stir continuously, uncovered, until spinach is hot.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 48, Protein 2.5g, Carbohydrates 3.7g, Fat 3.2g, Fibre 1.9g.

This spinach-shallot combo in a lemony cream sauce spells sophistication.