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Sauteed spinach with onions, figs served on a pancake
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5 from 1 vote

A simple sauteed spinach with figs

Spinach goes so well with figs. These figs are sweet with a delicate honey flavor, making this simple sauteed spinach with figs such a deliciousness.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: dinner, lunch, Main Course, main dish
Cuisine: anti-inflammatory, clean eating, French, Vegan
Keyword: spinach recipes, spinach with figs
Servings: 3 people
Author: Githu
Cost: 7€


  • 1 red onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • a small piece of ginger
  • 1/2 tsp oregano (dry) (optional)
  • 1/2 cumin seeds (optional)
  • 1 tbsp cold-pressed olive oil or any healthy oil
  • 1 kg spinach
  • some salt
  • some black pepper
  • 250 grams fresh ripened figs (about 3 figs/person)


  • Clean and sort out the spinach
  • Cut off the stem and drain the spinach by shaking or by using a veggie spinner
  • Dice the onion, grate the ginger and garlic
  • Put your saucepan in a source heat and add the onions then oil
  • Let the onion cook covered for about 3 minutes stirring now and then
  • Add the garlic with the spices and cook for a minute
  • Bring the spinach and cover. Let cook it for 2 mins then stir the spinach, add salt. Cover
  • The spinach will be cooked within 5 mins
  • Remove from the heat, let them cool before serving. meanwhile, run water on the figs
  • Cut the figs into halves with a very sharp knife
  • Serve the sauteed spinach on a pancake then garnish with figs, now top with peanut butter or any other butter
  • Now enjoy your sauteed spinach with figs. Thank you for sharing this recipe. Thank you.