Spinach with chilli & lemon crumbs

Wilt fresh greens then serve with crispy breadcrumbs, chilli and garlic for a low-fat, healthy side dish

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 169
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 20g
  • sugars 3g
  • fibre 3g
  • protein 7g
  • salt 1g


  • 25g butter
  • 100g fresh breadcrumbs
  • zest 1 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 500g spinach


  1. Melt the butter in a large frying pan, then when it starts to foam, tip in the breadcrumbs, zest, garlic and chilli. Cook until golden and crunchy. Remove from the pan, season and set aside.

  2. Add the spinach to the pan and wilt, stirring. Season and serve with the crunchy crumbs sprinkled over the top.

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