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creamed spinach

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Teresa P
Granbury, TX

My mom hates creamed spinach till this recipe.

(3 ratings)
yield 6 -8
prep time 35 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For creamed spinach

  • 5 Tbsp
    butter or margarine - divided
  • 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 dash
    ground nutmeg
  • 1 c
    half and half cream
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese - low-fat okay
  • 1 sm
    onion - minced
  • 3 clove
    garlic - minced
  • (2) 10 oz
    frozen chopped spinach - thawed
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    grated parmesan cheese

How To Make creamed spinach

  • 1
    In a 2-quart saucepan over medium-low heat, melt 3 Tbls. butter; stir in flour, salt, pepper, and nutmeg; slowly whisk in cream; stir in cream cheese. -Increase heat to medium; whisk mixture constantly until thick and smooth; remove from heat and set aside. -In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook onions and garlic in remaining 2 Tbls. butter until transparent; stir spinach and water into pan. -Reduce heat to medium-low; cover; simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes. -Stir spinach mixture into creamy mixture; return to medium heat; heat, stirring often, until warmed throughout. -Remove from heat; fold in Parmesan.

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