SOUTHERN CREAMED SPINACH

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

For a creamed spinach that isn't quite as thick, substitute whole milk for the light cream.
This recipe & photo come from the Green Bean Delivery Company.
08-10-15


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Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

10 oz
organic spinach, washed/dried
2 Tbsp
butter
1 Tbsp
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
shallots, diced
1/2 c
light cream
1/2 tsp
lemon juice
1 slice
gouda cheese
1/4 c
freshly grated parmesan cheese
1 pinch
nutmeg
salt and pepper, to taste
1 pinch
paprika, to finish

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat a pan over medium-low heat. Add spinach to dry pan and cook until wilted. Move to strainer. Squeeze out as much water as possible; set aside.
2
Mix lemon juice with cream; set aside.
3
Place pan back on heat at medium heat. Melt butter until foam has reduced. Add shallots and cook until softened, about 3-5 minutes. Add garlic and saute for another minute.
4
Toss drained spinach back into the pan. Mix in cream and combine. Cook for 30 seconds to warm.
5
Tear gouda into pieces and add. Stir until melted. Stir in parmesan to melt. Add nutmeg, salt and pepper.
6
Cook until well combined and melted completely and slightly thickened. Top with pinch of paprika. Serve hot.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian