Spinach with Garlic, Raisins and Peanuts Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes


  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • A pinch dried hot red pepper flakes
  • 1 small red bell pepper, cored, seeded and cut into thin strips
  • 2 pounds fresh baby spinach*, rinsed and spun
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup unsalted dry-roasted peanuts, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. In large non-stick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook, shaking pan here and there, just until edges of garlic are brown.
  2. Add red bell pepper and cook, tossing or stirring, another minute. Add spinach, raisins and peanuts; using tongs, flip spinach from underneath to over on top to distribute mixture and evenly cook.
  3. Saute just until wilted and released water has mostly evaporated, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 143
Fat: 9 grams
Protein: 9 grams
Carbohydrates: 12 grams