Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Spinach with Parmesan Bread Crumbs

1 1/4 tsp olive oil, divided
1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
1 tsp grated parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp minced garlic
4 cups fresh baby spinach
1/2 tsp sea salt

Heat 1 tsp oil in skillet. Add bread crumbs. (I sliced up some day old italian bread into crouton size pieces for my bread crumbs). Cook, stirring often, until golden brown. Remove from heat. Stir in parmesan cheese & set aside in a bowl.

Heat remaining 1/4 tsp oil. Add garlic; cook, stirring frequently until fragrant. Gradually add spinach to skillet. Tossing & adding more until wilted & tender. Repeat until all spinach is cooked. Transfer to bowl; sprinkle with bread crumbs.

3/4 cup spinach & 2 tbsp crumbs is 1pt. Serves 4.

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