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creamed spinach steakhouse style

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

This tasty, quick and easy Creamed Spinach Steakhouse Style is the perfect side dish for BBQ season!

yield 4 servings
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For creamed spinach steakhouse style

  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, divided
  • 1 bag
    (10 oz.) baby spinach
  • 1/2 c
    white onions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c
    red peppers, finely chopped
  • 3 lg
    cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 Tbsp
    unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 oz
    light cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 c
    cold half and half
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste (i always use mixed peppercorns)
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground himalayan sea salt, or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp
    cayenne pepper, or more to taste
  • 3-4 dash
    hot sauce such as cholula®, or to taste

How To Make creamed spinach steakhouse style

  • 1
    In a large pot over medium-high heat, add 2 tbsp. butter and when melted, throw in spinach. Stir every 30 seconds for about 2 minutes. Transfer to a colander to drain.
  • 2
    In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add remaining butter. When melted add onions and sauté for 1 ½ minutes. Add red peppers and do the same. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add flour and whish until ingredients are well coated. Add cream cheese; stir until blend in. Whisk in half-and-half a little at first and when sauce is very thick, pour the rest.
  • 3
    Reduce heat to medium-low and season with freshly black pepper, sea salt, nutmeg, cayenne pepper and hot sauce. Taste and adjust if necessary. Add drained spinach, stir until well incorporated and when heated through, remove from heat and serve immediately. 4 servings
  • 4
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