Creamed Spinach Recipe

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Creamed Spinach

Wayne Jeseritz

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@RECIPECOOKIN

This was taken out of the diabetic cooking cookbook. I have not tried this yet.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4 (about 1/2 cup per serving)
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 tsp
olive oil
1/2 c
chopped leeks
2
bags ( ounces each) baby spinach
1 1/2 oz
reduced-fat cream cheese
1 1/2 Tbsp
fat-free (skim) milk
1/8 tsp
salt

Step-By-Step

1Heat oil in large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat and cook and stir leek 4 to 5 minutes or until soft. (Stir frequently to prevent burning.) Add spinach and cook and stir 2 minutes until wilted. Remove to bowl and keep warm.

2Melt cream cheese in small saucepan over low heat. Add milk and whisk until smooth.

3Pour sauce into vegetable mixture. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix well.

4Calories 86
Total Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Protein 3g
Cargobhydrate 7g
Cholesterol 8mg
Dietary Fiber 2g
Sodium 204 mg
Dietary Exchanges:
1 Fat, 1 Vegetables

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy