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Spinach-Zucchini Stir-Fry

You can easily transform this light side dish into a meal by topping with fried eggs or by adding leftover chicken or baked tofu.

Serves 4
Ready in 15 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 10 mins
147 calories per serving


> 3 tablespoons canola oil
> 2 (10 oz) boxes frozen chopped spinach
> 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
> 1 lemon
> 1 zucchini, sliced
> 2 cloves garlic, chopped


Heat 1 tbsp oil in a large skillet, add the spinach and cook, stirring. Add the nutmeg, salt and pepper. Drain in a colander. Use the back of a spoon to push out as much moisture as possible.
Zest the lemon, cut in half and juice.
Heat the remaining oil in the wok and sauté the zucchini with the lemon zest and garlic, stirring for 3 min on high heat. Add the spinach and 2 tbsp lemon juice and cook for 2 more min.


This recipe calls for frozen spinach, but you can also use fresh. Prepare 2 (9 oz) packages of microwave-ready fresh spinach according to package directions and add to the recipe during step 3.

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