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Spinach is rich in magnesium, iron and other essential trace elements, according to research every 100 grams of spinach contains 80 mg of magnesium, while the human body needs a daily amount of magnesium intake was 320 mg.
In Season:: In Season ✔ ✔ ✔ ME FA L L RIN G UM R INTER SP S W Spinach! NUTRIENTS IN SPINACH: QUICK FIX TIPS: Vitamins: A, C, folate, and K; iron, magnesium, manganese, and potassium. • Use spinach in sandwiches and burgers. SELECTION: • Add a handful of chopped spinach to Choose fresh, green bunches with no pasta and canned soups just before yellow leaves. Eat raw or cooked. cooking is complete. STORAGE: • Sauté about 5 cups of newly washed Loosely wrap in damp paper towel. spinach and 1 clove chopped garlic in Refrigerate in plastic bag for use within 1 teaspoon oil. You’ll have a great side 3-5 days. Wash well before using, since dish! sand and dirt collect while spinach is growing. Remove roots if attached. Spinach and Bow Ties Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cups of Fruits & Serves: 4 Veggies per Serving: 1 Ingredients: Preparation: Nutritional Information per Serving: • 2 cups (4oz.) uncooked bow tie 1. Cook pasta according to pasta directions on package; drain. Calories:211; Total Fat:6.9g; • 1 pound baby spinach, rinsed 2. Meanwhile, heat 2 tablespoons Dietary Fiber:4g; Sodium:211mg • 3 tbsp Ranch or Italian salad water in a large skillet. dressing 3. Fill pan with spinach, adding • 1/8 tsp black pepper more as it shrinks. • 2 tbsp shredded, reduced-fat 4. Cook on MED heat for 6-8 cheddar cheese minutes until wilted. 5. Add cooked pasta, black pepper, and salad dressing; mix well. fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org 6. Top with shredded cheese. Recipe is courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). Your Logo Here
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