Sumptuous shallot spinach

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2 min


2 to 4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 7 minutes


  • 284-g bag fresh spinach , or 2 large bunches
  • 1 tsp butter
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped shallots , or 1/2 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice


  • Wash spinach and place in a large saucepan set over medium-high heat. Stir just until wilted, about 2 minutes. Then drain spinach very well, squeeze out all liquid and chop.
  • Melt butter in saucepan set over medium heat. Add shallots and stir 2 minutes. Stir in spinach, sour cream, lemon juice and salt.

Nutrition (per serving)

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

This creamy spinach is elegant enough to accompany a rack of lamb, roasted fish or beef tenderloin.

Make ahead

If making ahead, mixture can be prepared and left at room temperature for about 1 hour. Or continue cooking, uncovered and stirring continuously, just until spinach is hot.