Great as a starter or to accompany grilled meat or fish
Ingredients for 4 people:
2 tablespoons raisins or sultanas 1kg fresh spinach 1 clove of garlic ( finely chopped ) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons pine nuts salt and pepper 2 slices white bread without crusts cut into triangles
Make sure the spinach is clean and that the tough stalks are removed.
Roughly cut the spinach with scissors.
Put the oil in a large frying pan or terracotta dish put on a low heat.
Add the garlic, once golden ,add the spinach and a little salt. Stir well and cook for around 5 minutes. Once the spinach is cooked add the pine nuts and raisins. Season to taste with salt and pepper, stir again. Remove from the heat and leave to cool for 5 minutes.
Meanwhile put a little olive oil in a frying pan and fry the bread until golden.
Serve the toasted bread alongside the spinach.
Note: You could also add finely chopped bacon. If so, add with the garlic.