Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach

This quick, easy side dish is one of my hubby’s absolute favorite foods. I can see him cheesin’ from a mile away every time I make it 🙂

Ingredients: Creamed Spinach

Ingredients: makes 4 servings

  • 10 – 12 oz fresh spinach
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup half and half
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan, plus more for garnish

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  • Bring 3/4 cup water to a boil in a medium pot.
  • Add spinach, and cover.
  • Cook spinach until wilted (apr. 2 – 3 minutes).
  • Drain water from spinach, pressing to remove excess water, and place spinach in a bowl.
  • Reduce heat to medium, and melt butter in the same pot used to wilt the spinach.
  • Stir in half and half and heavy cream.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg, and heat to just boiling.
  • Add parmesan, and stir until incorporated.
  • Add cooked spinach, and stir.
  • If desired, divide creamed spinach into 4 ramekins.
  • Sprinkle with reserved parmesan and a tiny bit of nutmeg.
  • Serve immediately.

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