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Classic Creamed Spinach Recipe
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Classic Creamed Spinach Recipe

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Using fresh spinach instead of frozen really enhances the flavor of this classic recipe from Ann Van Dyk of Wrightstown, Wisconsin. The hint of nutmeg makes this side dish even more appealing.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound fresh spinach, torn
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 cups milk

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 318 calories, 27 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 581 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, cook spinach in oil for 3 minutes or until wilted. Transfer to a cutting board; chop. Melt butter in the Dutch oven. Add onion; saute for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Stir in flour, salt and nutmeg until combined. Gradually whisk in milk until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add the chopped spinach. Reduce heat to low; cook, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Creamed Spinach in Taste of Home December/January 2007, p57

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 318 calories, 27 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 581 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 7 g protein.

Reviews for Classic Creamed Spinach(10)

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2013

This tasted delicious and was very easy to prepare. I modified it just a little. Added a pinch of cinnamon, decreased flour to 1 Tbsp, decreased butter to 3 Tbsp. added 2 oz cream cheese, decreased milk to 1-1/4

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2013

Have been looking for spinach recipes & came across this one. This recipe was great & had a great flavor to it! I decreased the amount of butter & used fresh spinach.

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Reviewed Oct. 16, 2013

Easy, comfort food. added a bit more nutmeg to taste and garlic at the same time I added the onions. I used frozen spinach for convenience.

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Reviewed Mar. 31, 2013

Very good recipe. Great way to eat spinach.

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Reviewed Feb. 9, 2013

This recipe is delicious, and it was easy to prepare. The whole family ate it up.

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