Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach Recipe

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ShelbyGail Allen

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From Martha Stewart Living. I love creamed spinach and this is a good thing for diabetic. Fresh green leafy vegetables.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
4 1/2 Cups
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min

Ingredients

  • 5 lb
    fresh spinach leafs. i prefer baby
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 2
    shallots, minced
  • 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3 c
    milk (whole preferred)
  • ·
    coarse salt
  • ·
    freshly ground pepper
  • pinch
    freshly ground nutmeg

How to Make Creamed Spinach

Step-by-Step

  1. Working in batches, steam spinach, covered, in a large pot over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until wilted, 2 to 4 minutes. Drain. Let cool. Squeeze out and reserve liquid. Chop spinach. (You should have 4 and 1/2 cups.)
  2. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Cook shallots until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add flour, and cook, whisking, until raw flour smell is cooked off, 1 to 2 minutes. gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a simmer, and cook for 2 minutes. Season with 1t salt and 1/2t pepper.
  3. Stir in spinach. If mixture is too thick, thin with reserved spinach liquid. Stir in nutmeg. Continue to cook until warmed through. Serve immediately

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About Creamed Spinach

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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