Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach Recipe

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Elaine Green


My niece, Sarah, started making this for Christmas dinners years ago. It is delicious and I love the unique flavor. I make it quite often now. It is not just for Christmas anymore!


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20 oz
frozen chopped spinach
1/4 c
1/2 tsp
1/8 tsp
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
1/2 c
heavy cream
6 oz
cream cheese - room temperature

How to Make Creamed Spinach


  • 1Cook spinach on stove top or microwave according to package directions.
    Drain well, squeezing out all excess moisture.
  • 2Melt butter in small skillet over medium heat.
    Add onion and cook until slightly browned, stirring occasionally.
  • 3Combine browned onion, spinach, salt, pepper, nutmeg, cayenne pepper & cream cheese.
    Blend the cream cheese into the spinach.
  • 4Place in a shallow, 1 1/2 quart baking dish that is non-metallic and heat resistant.
  • 5Add cream over top & lights mix in.
  • 6Heat uncovered in microwave 5 - 6 min.

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About Creamed Spinach

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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