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Change things up from a traditional spinach side dish of with this recipe for adding pak choi and sesame.



  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 1 teaspoon thinly sliced garlic
  • 8 ounces pak choi, quartered
  • 6 ounces fresh spinach
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil



  1. Wash hands and cooking surfaces.
  2. Toast sesame seeds in a dry skillet or wok over medium heat, stirring constantly until fragrant and golden. Immediately remove nuts from the skillet to a plate and spread out to cool. Set aside.
  3. Return pan to medium-high heat. Add peanut oil and garlic. Cook 30 seconds, just until garlic is beginning to sizzle. Add pak choi and stir-fry 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add spinach and 1 tablespoon water. Stir-fry until spinach is just wilted, 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Drizzle with sesame oil and scatter with toasted sesame seeds before serving.


Serves 6


Nutrition Facts  
Serving Size: 1  
Servings per Recipe: 6  
Amount per Serving  
Calories: 47  
  % Daily Value*
Total Fat: 4 g 6%
Saturated Fat: 1 g 3%
Cholesterol: 0 g 0%
Sodium: 48 mg 2%
Carbohydrate: 2 g 1%
Diertary Fiber: 1 g 5%
Protein: 2 g  
Potassium 7%
Calcium 8%
Iron 7%

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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