Steamed Spinach

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
The directions for this recipe come from a 1930s Westinghouse oven manual. When purchasing your spinach, be sure to select young, fresh spinach. The cooking time will be longer with older spinach. This dish is lovely tossed with a touch of sea salt and organic, grass-fed butter and served with a lemon slice.
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  • 2 bunches fresh, young spinach
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 slice of lemon



  • Remove stems and clean spinach bunches. DO NOT DRY, this is very important, you want the leaves to be wet.
  • Place in a pot, on medium heat, and allow to gently steam for 10-15 minutes.
  • Drain and toss with sea salt and butter, to taste. Both of these are optional.
  • Serve with a slice of lemon.