Sautéed Spinach with Sweet and Savory Granola

Sauteed Spinach with Granola and Raisins

Sautéed spinach is reinvented with  the addition of a sweet and savory granola  including California Raisins, Fennel Seeds and Pine Nuts.



for the granola

  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 Tablespoons Red Quinoa
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1 Tablespoon fennel seed
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup golden California raisins

for the sautéed spinach

  • 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 5 cups packed baby spinach
  • sea salt and ground pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons granola (recipe above)


for the granola

1 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

2. In a medium bowl combine oats, quinoa, pine nuts, fennel seed, sea salt honey. Stir.

3. In a small bowl whisk together egg white and oil. Add to oat mixture. Stir well to combine.

4. Spread mixture on a nonstick foil lined baking sheet.

5. Bake, stirring every 10 minutes until golden (about 20-25 minutes).

6. Cool. Add golden raisins. Mix to combine.

for the sauteed spinach

1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add spinach in three additions, tossing occasionally until greens are tender, 6-8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


2. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with 4 tablespoons  granola. Serve immediately. Serves 4.

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