Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach & Garlic Recipe

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Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach & Garlic

Lauren Conforti

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@Hutt5asl

My mother in law makes a wonderful creamed spinach. I tried my own version, adjusted it a little to my taste and added Parmesan cheese. When I made this I didn't measure anything, so feel free to adjust amounts as needed...


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Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

SPINACH

1 to 1 1/2 lb
baby spinach, fresh (i purchase it by the bag)
2 Tbsp
olive oil

GARLIC CHEESE SAUCE

4 Tbsp
butter
3 Tbsp
flour
4 Tbsp
garlic, minced (or you can use 2-3 tbsp garlic powder)
3/4 to 1 c
milk (more or less to get the right consistency)
1/4 c
evaporated milk **
1/8 c
parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a non-stick skillet, heat oil.
2
On Medium heat, add handfuls of spinach leaves, adding more as it cooks down, until all spinach leaves are dark & wilted. Remove from heat.
3
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over Medium heat, melt butter.
4
Add flour. Adjust amount, if needed, to make a rue.
5
Add garlic. Whisk until smooth.
6
** Add milks. (You can use more or less of each kind of milk to suit your taste. I like to add some Evap. milk to the regular to add creaminess.)
7
Whisk in Parmesan cheese until smooth & heated through.
8
Add spinach to serving dish. Add garlic cheese sauce. Mix well. Serve.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy