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Lemon-Garlic Spinach
3 votes


Not a huge fan of cooked spinach, I find this one to be quite good

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 2 bunches fresh spinach, washed
  • 4-5 cloves fresh garlic, sliced thinly
  • juice of one lemon
  • olive oil
  • salt to taste
How to make it:
  1. On medium heat in a large pan, saute garlic in olive oil until tender.
  2. Add spinach and turn continuously until it begins to wilt.
  3. Sprinkle with salt, and add lemon juice.
  4. Be careful not to over-cook the spinach, it should still have some crunch.
  5. Remove from pan and serve. Goes great with chicken!

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spinach/Spinach Juice1 ,2 B B N N N N B B
Garlic1 ,3 B N B B N B N B
Olive Oil1 ,3 B B B B B B B B
Lemon/Lemon Juice1 B B B B N N N N
[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in pesticides.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 01:10 AM By: Lola