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Creamy Spinach with Bacon Recipe
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Creamy Spinach with Bacon Recipe

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This spinach side dish goes well with beef, ham or poultry. Our family enjoys it for any special dinner.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:3 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 3 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 bacon strips, diced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups half-and-half cream
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 417 calories, 35 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 795 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small skillet, cook bacon and onion over medium heat until bacon is crisp and onion is tender. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually stir in cream. Bring to boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. Reduce heat; stir in the spinach, salt, pepper, nutmeg and bacon mixture. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Yield: 3 servings.
Originally published as Creamy Spinach in Country October/November 2004, p51

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 417 calories, 35 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 96 mg cholesterol, 795 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 14, 2013

"Oh, yes... I believe this is a recipe I've been looking for... For years as a matter of fact... The only change I made was to add French fried onions to the top and brown for a few minutes in the oven... Even family that thought they didn't like spinach, loved it!!!"

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