Creamed Spinach

2
Teresa P

By
@glitterteaz

My mom hates creamed spinach till this recipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

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

How to Make Creamed Spinach

Step-by-Step

  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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About Creamed Spinach

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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