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Quelites (Sauteed Greens or Spinach)
Total : 10 min

Ingredients:

  • 1½ teaspoons olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen spinach
  • 1 teaspoon crushed chile piquin

Directions:

  1. Heat oil in a medium frying pan.
  2. Sauté onion in oil.
  3. Add spinach and chile piquin. Cook over medium heat for about 8 minutes.
  4. Note: This recipe is also delicious when prepared with 1 cup of pinto beans. The beans add about 7 grams of carbohydrate per ½ cup serving.

Exchange: 1 vegetable, 0.5 fat
Carbohydrate Units: 0
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe:
4 ½-cup servings
 Amount Per Serving
 Calories 40      Calories from Fat 20
% Daily Value 
3%0% Total Fat 2g0g
0%0% Cholesterol   0mg0mg
2%0% Sodium   55mg0mg
2%0% Total Carbohydrate   5g0g
12%0%   Dietary Fiber   3g0g
0%   Sugars   0g
4%0% Protein   2g0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Carbohydrate Units: 0
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe:
 Amount Per Serving
 Calories 0      Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value 
0% Total Fat 0g
0% Cholesterol   0mg
0% Sodium   0mg
0% Total Carbohydrate   0g
0%   Dietary Fiber   0g
0%   Sugars   0g
0% Protein   0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: