Yes, she can even make spinach taste good.  Nana frequently uses this recipe as a quick and delicious side. Enjoy!


  • 4 slices of bacon cut into bite size pieces
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 10 ounces fresh spinach, chopped
  • 4 eggs
  • pinch of nutmeg (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon of sugar
  • salt
  • pepper
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Sauté bacon in skillet until crisp. Set aside.
  • Remove bacon grease except for 2 tablespoons.  Sauté onions in bacon grease until translucent.  When cooking the onion, add the garlic last minute. Add chopped spinach and sauté until wilted.
  • Beat eggs with a whisk.
  • Add optional nutmeg and sugar to the eggs and mix, then add to the spinach mixture.  Cook and stir until eggs are done.
  • Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.