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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45 Min
10 Min


  • 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


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