Serves 4 Cook Time 40 minutes
1 lb fresh spinach
3 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tbsp sugar substitute (Splenda)
1 tbsp vinegar
Black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
- Fill a large pot with a lid water 1/4 of the way full. Bring it to a boil. Place a steamer basket in the pot (do not submerge into the water) and steam for 3-5 minutes, until just wilted. Remove and let it cool a little.
- Drain the spinach on paper towels, removing as much water as possible. Cut the spinach into large pieces and place in a serving bowl.
- In a separate bowl, mix the rest of the ingredients with a whisk. Pour over the cut spinach and mix well. Serve warm or chill it in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Info: calories 36.7, fat 1.4g, protein 3.2g, carbohydrates 3.9g, fiber 1.8g sodium 487.6mg
Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program, Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.
Metabolic Medical Center