1/3 cup olive oil
5 garlic cloves, peeled and flattened
4 large bunches of spinach (or 4 bags)
1/2 cup golden raisins, soaked in warm water
1/3 cup pine nuts, toasted
1 teaspoon GOLDEN BLOSSOM HONEY
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Honey Flavors and Colors
Honey has different flavors and colors, depending on the location and kinds of flowers the bees visit. Climatic conditions of the area also influence its flavor and color.
In a large skillet, heat olive oil. Sauté garlic until lightly browned. Discard garlic. Add spinach. Cook, covered over high heat, until just wilted. Drain raisins. Add to spinach along with pine nuts and honey. Stir in lemon juice and cook until liquid is almost evaporated. (about 4 minutes). Serves 4-6.