SOUTHERN CREAMED SPINACH

Ellen Bales

By
@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

Step-By-Step

1Heat 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.

2Mix lemon juice with cream; set aside.

3Place 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.

4Toss drained spinach back into the pan. Mix in cream and combine. Cook for 30 seconds to warm.

5Tear gouda into pieces and add. Stir until melted. Stir in parmesan to melt. Add nutmeg, salt and pepper.

6Cook 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