Spinach with Pistachios

spinach with pistachios

Spinach with Pistachios

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Servings: 4
Calories: 145


  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 4 tablespoons apple liqueur or natural apple juice
  • 2 1/4 lb spinach
  • 5 pints water
  • salt and freshly milled white pepper
  • 1 small onion
  • 1/2 oz butter
  • pinch of grated nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons pistachios or flaked almonds


  • Wash the raisins thoroughly in lukewarm water, drain and soak in the apple liqueur or juice in a small basin.
  • Sort the spinach and wash it several times in lukewarm water. Bring the water to the boil with a pinch of salt, in the
  • spinach. Boil for 3 minutes, drain well in a sieve and press out excess water.
  • Finely dice the onion.
  • Melt 50 g (2 oz) of the butter in a large frying pan, fry the onions until transparent, stirring frequently, then add the spinach, loosening it with 2 forks.
  • Add the raisins and the soaking liquid. Stir well and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Steam the spinach for 5 minutes.
  • Coarsely chop the pistachios. Heat the remaining butter, stir in the pistachios or almonds, then sprinkle them over the spinach.
  • Serve with: pork chops or poached fish fillets and steamed potatoes.
Calories: 145 kcal
Carbohydrates: 20 g
Protein: 9 g
Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 8 mg
Sodium: 260 mg
Potassium: 1580 mg
Fiber: 7 g
Sugar: 4 g
Vitamin A: 24030 IU
Vitamin C: 74 mg
Calcium: 285 mg
Iron: 7 mg
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