Creamed Spinach

Teresa P

By
@glitterteaz

My mom hates creamed spinach till this recipe.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

35 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Ingredients

5 Tbsp
butter or margarine - divided
1/4 c
all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1 dash(es)
ground nutmeg
1 c
half and half cream
4 oz
cream cheese - low-fat okay
1 small
onion - minced
3 clove
garlic - minced
(2) 10 oz
frozen chopped spinach - thawed
1/4 c
water
1/4 c
grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a 2-quart saucepan over medium-low heat, melt 3 Tbls. butter; stir in flour, salt, pepper, and nutmeg; slowly whisk in cream; stir in cream cheese.
-Increase heat to medium; whisk mixture constantly until thick and smooth; remove from heat and set aside.
-In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook onions and garlic in remaining 2 Tbls. butter until transparent; stir spinach and water into pan.
-Reduce heat to medium-low; cover; simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes.
-Stir spinach mixture into creamy mixture; return to medium heat; heat, stirring often, until warmed throughout.
-Remove from heat; fold in Parmesan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy