We’re obsessed with this garlic spinach recipe. Easy every vegetable dishes should be on the dinner table every night. Delicious and simply amazing, our dish with fresh lemon is an outstanding reason for families to enjoy vegetables more. Garlic Lemon Spinach Recipe that's Healthy and Vegetarian on plate

Easy Garlic Spinach Recipe with Lemon

Eating yummy vegetables is easier with the recipes are simple to make and not complicated. Our garlic spinach recipe can be eaten as the perfect side dish to any meal. The savory flavors of garlic and bright lemon are a wonderful combination to spinach. Within just a few minutes, you have a healthy spinach recipe for family dinner. That’s why we call it—simply amazing!! This is always a great low carb and keto friendly vegetable option. All the flavor from the garlic and lemon is satisfying and you won’t miss all the carbs. Click Here for more —> Vegetable Recipes  and Other Vegetable Recipes

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Different Healthy Vegetable Recipe Options

This garlic spinach recipe is so flexible, don’t feel like you have to follow the exact recipes. If you’re not a fan of spinach, there’s so many other greens that you can substitute. Swiss chard and different types of leafy greens are fantastic. Kale is great option too but it’s a little more tough, so you just have to cook it a little longer. We also love cooking this recipe with bok choy for an Asian options. Cabbage is always a favorite too.  If you want to move beyond the greens, try this with broccoli, cauliflower, green beans and zucchini. The possibilities are endless and you won’t be bored. Hope you enjoy our Garlic Spinach Recipe!

Garlic Lemon Spinach Recipe that's Healthy and Vegetarian on plate

This recipe was originally published in 2017 and re-published in 2020 with updated photos.

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Simply Amazing Lemon Garlic Spinach

This recipe easily doubles if you want to make extra. The spinach might see like a lot at first when it’s raw, but it cooks down a lot, so 2 people can definitely eat a 10 oz bag!
5 from 3 votes


  • 10 ounces (285 g) fresh Spinach , about 12 cups
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) Olive Oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic , minced or sliced
  • zest of 1 medium Lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) fresh Lemon Juice
  • Kosher Salt , to taste
  • fresh cracked Black Pepper , to taste
  • (optional) red Chili Flakes


  • Heat large frying pan on medium heat. Add olive oil and garlic. Cook garlic until fragrant and translucent.
  • Add all the spinach (it will shrink and cook down a ton). Gently stir the spinach until it’s all cooked and wilted, but not mushy.
    Add salt and pepper to taste. Add some optional red chili flakes if you want a little heat. Then add the lemon zest and lemon juice. Stir it all into the spinach.
  • That’s it! It’s a crazy easy dish we love to eat with meats, seafood cause it’s the perfect veggie side dish.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 102kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 4g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 112mg, Potassium: 808mg, Fiber: 3g, Vitamin A: 13290IU, Vitamin C: 44.1mg, Calcium: 148mg, Iron: 3.8mg

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