Spinach with Pecans Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Spinach with Pecans Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Spinach with Pecans

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"An easy to make, nutty version of this vegetable."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    25 mins


  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat, and saute the onion until tender. Stir in the spinach and water, and cook until wilted. Mix in the pecans, and continue to cook and stir until warm.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 27, 2009

I haven't made this particular recipe but I have been making one similiar to it. I read the reviews and a lot said it was too oniony and not enough pecan. I actually use more onion and spinach but instead of chopping the onion and only cooking til tender, I caramelize the sliced onions first with butter or olive oil and a pinch of sugar. Then add the spinach, omit the water, then add pecans. The sweetness of the caramelized onions works really well with the nutty flavor of pecan and the spinach absorbs both flavors. My 2 yr old and 4 yr old love to eat their spinach this way!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 27, 2007

This recipe was good but it did not have as strong a pecan flavor as I would have liked. My fiance, who does not like pecans, actaully enjoyed it. So for pecan lovers, I would suggest adding some more pecans.

Mar 05, 2005

this tasted really good but made as is it would only serve 2 and is pretty onion-y. I would recommend doubling the amount of spinach and leaving the other measurements the same. This would make a wonderful "bed" for sauted chicken breast.

Apr 24, 2006

We loved this recipe! I omitted the onions and substituted whole garlic cloves like Carraba's does (I think I spelled that right). Look out Popeye!

Jul 06, 2004

This was very quick and easy. My husband was hoping it would have a stronger pecan flavor.

Feb 04, 2013

This turned out great, but I did make some changes. I caramelized the onions and then removed them from the pan adding them back to the spinach after it was cooked. Instead of water I cooked the spinach with a mixture of chicken broth, oyster sauce and sesame seed oil. The pecans were delicious and added a nice crunch. We will definitely make this again!

Jan 24, 2012

Really tasty! Definitely add more spinach. They wilt and come down to almost nothing. I used almost a whole bag, less water and more pecans.

Feb 28, 2012

This is good. I decided to toast the pecans and top the dish with them as other reviews wished for more of a pecan taste. That worked for me. Used a tad less onion and decreased the water to a Tbs.


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  • Calories
  • 57 kcal
  • 3%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.4 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 4.8 g
  • 7%
  • Fiber
  • 1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 13 mg
  • < 1%

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

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