Creamed Spinach Recipe

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Creamed Spinach

ShelbyGail Allen


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

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4 1/2 Cups
20 Min
5 Min


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


1Working 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.)
2Melt 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.
3Stir in spinach. If mixture is too thick, thin with reserved spinach liquid. Stir in nutmeg. Continue to cook until warmed through. Serve immediately

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy