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my favorite creamed spinach

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Patrice Manning
Athens, GA

I love this creamed spinach even though I don't care for most cooked spinach dishes. I worked on this until it tasted like the one in a favorite restaurant of ours.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For my favorite creamed spinach

  • 1/4 c
    onions, diced
  • 2
    garlic cloves, small to medium, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 1/4 c
    half and half
  • 2 oz
    cream cheese, cut into small cubes
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 16 oz. pkg
    frozen spinach, thawed and sqeezed
  • 1/4 c
    plus 1 tablspn parmesan cheese, shredded

How To Make my favorite creamed spinach

  • 1
    Saute the onion and garlic in the butter until tender. Stir in the flour.
  • 2
    Slowly whisk in half and half. Bring to a boil using medium heat.
  • 3
    Stir for a couple of minutes until slightly thickened.
  • 4
    Add the cream cheese, nutmeg and salt. Stir until cream cheese is melted.
  • 5
    Stir in the spinach and 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese until throughly heated. (save the 1 Tablespoon cheese for next step)
  • 6
    Top with the reserved 1 Tablespoon Parmesan cheese and serve!

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