Italian-Style Mushrooms and Spinach


Sautéed spinach and mushrooms with onion, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and white wine. This tasty vegetable side dish is a typical recipe of Southern Italy, specifically Apulia.

close up view of Mushrooms and Spinach Italian Style on a platter
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 small onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 14 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced

  • 10 ounces clean fresh spinach, roughly chopped

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • ½ cup white wine

  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  • chopped fresh parsley, for garnish


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté onion and garlic in oil until tender. Add mushrooms and fry until they begin to shrink, about 3 to 4 minutes. Toss in spinach and sauté, stirring constantly for a few minutes, until spinach is wilted.

  2. Add vinegar, stirring constantly until it is absorbed, then stir in white wine. Reduce heat to low and simmer until wine is almost completely absorbed.

  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste and sprinkle with fresh parsley. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

199 Calories
14g Fat
10g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 199
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 69mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 33mg 164%
Calcium 94mg 7%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 801mg 17%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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