• 1 10-ounce package fresh spinach
  • 4 tablespoons butter (or bacon fat)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 large shallot, minced
  • 1 cup frozen kernel corn
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil (or 1/2 teaspoon each ground cumin and coriander)
  • Salt as desired


  • Wash spinach and chop coarsely.
  • Melt butter in large skillet, add garlic and shallot and cook over low heat until softened but not browned.
  • Add corn, cover skillet, raise heat to medium and cook 3 minutes.
  • Add spinach, basil (or other seasonings) and salt, cover skillet and cook until spinach is wilted (2-3 minutes.)