Sesame Spinach

Recipe By: Calphalon Team  -  Originally Published: 8/28/2009


Give this healthy side dish some Asian flair - a perfect accompaniment for all kinds of grilled meats.

  • Servings: Serves 6
  • Prep Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Course: Side Dish


1 lb. fresh spinach leaves, cleaned and trimmed
1 tsp. sea salt
1 Tbsp. fresh garlic, minced
1/2 tsp. black pepper
1 Tbsp. sesame oil
1 Tbsp. fresh ginger, minced
1 tsp. crushed red chili flakes


Place a large sauté pan over medium heat. When the rim of the pan is hot to the touch, add the sesame oil.
Add the garlic, ginger, chili flakes and cook until browned, about 2 minutes. Add the spinach, salt and pepper and cook until the spinach is lightly wilted.
Serve hot, room temperature or cold.