Warm Spinach With Balsamic Basil Butter

Warm Spinach With Balsamic Basil Butter


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Balsamic vinegar and red wine combined with fresh basil creates a syrup with an intense flavor that goes great with wilted fresh spinach

  • 1/3 Cup Balsamic Vinegar
  • 4 Tablespoons Dry Red Wine
  • 4 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter (Cut Into Pieces)
  • 8 Large Fresh Basil Leaves (Finely Chopped)
  • 18 Ounces Fresh Spinach (Thick Stems Removed)
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  1. In small-size saucepan combine vinegar and red wine. Bring to simmer over a medium heat for 10 minutes. Whisk in butter and chopped basil. Gently simmer for 1 more minute. Remove from heat and cover with lid. Set aside.
  2. Rinse spinach well. Place spinach (with water from rinsing still on leaves) in large-size saucepan. Cover with lid and cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes. Turn spinach once halfway through cooking. Remove from heat and drain well. Add kosher salt and pepper.
  3. Transfer to serving bowl and drizzle with sauce.
  4. Serve immediately.
  5. Serves 4
  6. Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 16 Minutes Total Time: 31 Minutes
  7. "Work With What You Got!"
  8. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2016 All Rights Reserved


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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