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creamed spinach

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Wayne Jeseritz
Maplewood, MN

This was taken out of the diabetic cooking cookbook. I have not tried this yet.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 (about 1/2 cup per serving)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamed spinach

  • 2 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    chopped leeks
  • 2
    bags ( ounces each) baby spinach
  • 1 1/2 oz
    reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    fat-free (skim) milk
  • 1/8 tsp

How To Make creamed spinach

  • 1
    Heat oil in large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat and cook and stir leek 4 to 5 minutes or until soft. (Stir frequently to prevent burning.) Add spinach and cook and stir 2 minutes until wilted. Remove to bowl and keep warm.
  • 2
    Melt cream cheese in small saucepan over low heat. Add milk and whisk until smooth.
  • 3
    Pour sauce into vegetable mixture. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix well.
  • 4
    Calories 86 Total Fat 5g Saturated Fat 2g Protein 3g Cargobhydrate 7g Cholesterol 8mg Dietary Fiber 2g Sodium 204 mg Dietary Exchanges: 1 Fat, 1 Vegetables