4 Tbspall purpose flour
1/4 tsponion powder
·salt and pepper to taste
1small onion minced
2 clovegarlic minced
1 lbbaby spinach
3 Tbspolive oil
How to Make Creamed Spinach
- Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat. Sprinkle flour over the the melted butter and whisk in. Continue cooking and whisking over the heat until the mixture turns a light brown; approximately 7 minutes. Slowly whisk in milk, nutmeg and onion powder. Salt and pepper to taste. Simmer over low heat and stir frequently.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in extra large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 additional minute. Remove to skillet with cream sauce.
- Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in same skillet over medium heat. Pile in the spinach and cook until wilted; approximately 2-3 minutes. Remove to skillet with cream sauce. Repeat with remaining spinach working in batches that are appropriate for your skillet size.
- If desired season with more salt and pepper to taste and serve promptly.
If desired add 2 pinches cayenne pepper or 2 pinches crushed red pepper for a little heat. Add this at the same time as the nutmeg and onion powder.