Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach 150 Image by: Creamed Spinach 150 Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: April 2008

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 small onion diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper each
  • 1 pkg fresh spinach chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup warm milk
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg

Method

In large saucepan, melt 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the butter over medium-high heat; saut?arlic and half each of the onion, salt and pepper for about 3 minutes or until softened.

In batches, add spinach and cook, stirring, for about 5 minutes or until wilted and no liquid remains. Transfer to bowl.

Wipe out pan; heat remaining butter over medium heat. Cook thyme and remaining onion, salt and pepper for about 3 minutes or until softened. Stir in flour; cook for 1 minute.

Reduce heat to low. Add milk, a little at a time, and cook, stirring, for 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cheese, nutmeg and spinach; heat through.

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Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 339 mg
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 139.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 26 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 15.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 37.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 19.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 58.0
  • Vitamin C 8.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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