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easy cheesy creamed spinach & garlic

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lauren Conforti

My mother in law makes a wonderful creamed spinach. I tried my own version, adjusted it a little to my taste and added Parmesan cheese. When I made this I didn't measure anything, so feel free to adjust amounts as needed...

(1 rating)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For easy cheesy creamed spinach & garlic

  • 1 to 1 1/2 lb
    baby spinach, fresh (i purchase it by the bag)
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp
    garlic, minced (or you can use 2-3 tbsp garlic powder)
  • 3/4 to 1 c
    milk (more or less to get the right consistency)
  • 1/4 c
    evaporated milk **
  • 1/8 c
    parmesan cheese

How To Make easy cheesy creamed spinach & garlic

  • 1
    In a non-stick skillet, heat oil.
  • 2
    On Medium heat, add handfuls of spinach leaves, adding more as it cooks down, until all spinach leaves are dark & wilted. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over Medium heat, melt butter.
  • 4
    Add flour. Adjust amount, if needed, to make a rue.
  • 5
    Add garlic. Whisk until smooth.
  • 6
    ** Add milks. (You can use more or less of each kind of milk to suit your taste. I like to add some Evap. milk to the regular to add creaminess.)
  • 7
    Whisk in Parmesan cheese until smooth & heated through.
  • 8
    Add spinach to serving dish. Add garlic cheese sauce. Mix well. Serve.

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