Original Recipe found in some magazine like Taste of Home from 2002.
I love cooked spinach, but there are no other Popeyes in my family. Still, even if they only ate a little of this, they'd get some health benefits from the green Super Food. Everyone ate this except *J*, who whined and procrastinated and wouldn't even take a miniscule bite. Eventually, he decided he'd give it a shot - and decided it was good. Maybe not great, but after that first taste, he ate the rest with no negative commentary or delay.
I think the kids decided it was OK because any spinach flavor is masked by extreme garlickness and the saltiness from the soy sauce. Cut back on the garlic if you want something a little less powerful.
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon sugar
2 Tablespoons broth
1 Tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
6 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
1 Tablespoon olive oil
3/4 pound fresh spinach [I used a 9 oz. bag]
(1) In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch, sugar, broth, soy sauce, and sesame oil until smooth.
(2) In a medium or large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
(3) Saute garlic for 1 minute. Do not let it brown.
(4) Add broth mixture to skillet. Cook, stirring often, until slightly thickened.
(5) Add spinach. Cook and stir until spinach is just wilted and coated with sauce (approximately 2-3 minutes).
Kid Participation: None.