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Pesto Spinach and Tomatoes


"I was looking to use up some of my CSA veggies and came up with this simple side dish. It could also be served over a bed of pasta."
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15 m servings 272 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings

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  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; stir in garlic. Cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in spinach; saute until wilted, about 2 minutes.
  2. Stir tomatoes into spinach; cook just until tomatoes are heated through, about 2 minutes. Stir in pesto.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • I use the Pesto recipe from this site.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 272 calories; 21.8 g fat; 15.1 g carbohydrates; 9.1 g protein; 5 mg cholesterol; 267 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I really enjoyed this. Had some spinach to use up and when I typed in 'sauteed spinach' this is the recipe that appeared. It was delicious and loaded with flavor. I like that the tomatoes go ...

This recipe has all our favourites and I knew we would love it. Garlic and spinach with grape tomatoes and basil pesto…magnifique! This takes no time at all to make…try it…you'll love it. Next...

Very nice - loved the melding of the different flavors. Personal preferences meant I used less garlic and added some hot pepper flakes, lemon juice and grated romano. I would think this would b...

What a flavorful dish this is. Goes perfect with anything, we had it with chicken. Made it as written, and like another said i like that the tomatoes go in last. Thanks Volleyballmom for a very...

Easy and yummy! I added shrimp to this and it was a hit with the whole family!

Made with 8 oz of fresh spinach and that was just enough for two. Next time I will add more spinach, less olive oil in the pan and hold back a little on the garlic. The pesto adds a lot of both ...

Easy and quick! I had leftover turkey and was looking for a way to jazz it up, so I added it at the end before mixing in the pesto (added 3 Tbs. instead of 2) and mixed it all up and served it o...

I made this for dinner tonight as a side and it was super delish. Next time I will put it with pasta and grill chicken.

Quick and easy and delicious!