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Apple and Spinach Stir Fry

Have you seen all of the jokes about the way cooked spinach looks like a fraction of the amount it was as fresh spinach? They always make me laugh, but the truth is that fresh or cooked, spinach is a powerhouse when it comes to nutritional value. It is loaded with antioxidants and is a great source of vitamin A and vitamin C. This recipe is so surprisingly flavorful, you won’t even mind the spinach. Or if you already are a spinach lover, you will be so content to have found a new recipe that includes your favorite food.

Makes 3 servings
Serving size: ~1 cup
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes

Ingredients for apple and spinach stir fry

  • 1 apple, diced
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 cup vegetable broth

Directions for apple and spinach stir fry

  1. In a skillet, cook ground chicken over medium to high heat until no longer pink.
  2. Drain off excess liquid.
  3. Add diced apples and chicken broth and cook until apples are softened, approximately 5 minutes.
  4. Add spinach and stir until wilted.
  5. Serve immediately.

Note: Goes well with pasta, rice or sprinkled with parmesan cheese if desired!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 275
  • carbohydrate: 10g
  • fat: 12g
  • fiber: 1.8g
  • potassium: 210mg
  • protein: 30g
  • sodium: 415mg
  • sugar: 1g

Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


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