Pesto Spinach and Tomatoes Recipe -
Pesto Spinach and Tomatoes Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Pesto Spinach and Tomatoes

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"I was looking to use up some of my CSA veggies and came up with this simple side dish. It could also be served over a bed of pasta."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    15 mins


  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat; stir in garlic. Cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in spinach; saute until wilted, about 2 minutes.
  2. Stir tomatoes into spinach; cook just until tomatoes are heated through, about 2 minutes. Stir in pesto.
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  • Cook's Notes:
  • I use the Pesto recipe from this site.

Reviews More Reviews

Jul 14, 2014

I really enjoyed this. Had some spinach to use up and when I typed in 'sauteed spinach' this is the recipe that appeared. It was delicious and loaded with flavor. I like that the tomatoes go in at the end so they remain firm. VBM, great recipe that I will be using again as I always have spinach on hand.

Feb 16, 2014

This recipe has all our favourites and I knew we would love it. Garlic and spinach with grape tomatoes and basil pesto…magnifique! This takes no time at all to make…try it…you'll love it. Next time I'm going to serve it with eggs… can't wait.


8 Ratings

Jul 27, 2014

What a flavorful dish this is. Goes perfect with anything, we had it with chicken. Made it as written, and like another said i like that the tomatoes go in last. Thanks Volleyballmom for a very tasty dish... I'm going to try it with swiss chard next time. and probably beet greens would be good with this to..

Oct 20, 2014

Very nice - loved the melding of the different flavors. Personal preferences meant I used less garlic and added some hot pepper flakes, lemon juice and grated romano. I would think this would be great with white beans or with quinoa.

Jan 19, 2015

I made this for dinner tonight as a side and it was super delish. Next time I will put it with pasta and grill chicken.

Sep 18, 2014

Quick and easy and delicious!

Sep 04, 2014

This was so good I used fresh cherry tomatoes and fresh basil to make the pesto.


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  • Calories
  • 272 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.1 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 21.8 g
  • 33%
  • Fiber
  • 5.9 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 9.1 g
  • 18%
  • Sodium
  • 267 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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