Creamed Spinach Recipe

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Creamed Spinach

Elaine Green

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@Elainemg

My niece, Sarah, started making this for Christmas dinners years ago. It is delicious and I love the unique flavor. I make it quite often now. It is not just for Christmas anymore!


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Rating:

Serves:

4

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Microwave

Ingredients

20 oz
frozen chopped spinach
1/4 c
butter
1/2 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
pepper
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 c
heavy cream
6 oz
cream cheese - room temperature

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook spinach on stove top or microwave according to package directions.
Drain well, squeezing out all excess moisture.
2
Melt butter in small skillet over medium heat.
Add onion and cook until slightly browned, stirring occasionally.
3
Combine browned onion, spinach, salt, pepper, nutmeg, cayenne pepper & cream cheese.
Blend the cream cheese into the spinach.
4
Place in a shallow, 1 1/2 quart baking dish that is non-metallic and heat resistant.
5
Add cream over top & lights mix in.
6
Heat uncovered in microwave 5 - 6 min.
Serve

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American