Quelites (Sauteed Greens or Spinach)
- 1½ teaspoons olive oil
- ½ cup chopped onion
- 1 package (10 ounces) frozen spinach
- 1 teaspoon crushed chile piquin
- Heat oil in a medium frying pan.
- Sauté onion in oil.
- Add spinach and chile piquin. Cook over medium heat for about 8 minutes.
Note: This recipe is also delicious when prepared with 1 cup of pinto beans.
The beans add about 7 grams of carbohydrate per ½ cup serving.
From Flavors of Fiesta by University of Illinois Extension
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