Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach
Maria Robledo
Serves 6
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

1
tablespoon
olive oil
1
onion, finely chopped
1
clove garlic, chopped
kosher salt and black pepper
1/2
8-ounce bar
reduced-fat cream cheese
3/4
cup
1 percent milk
2
10-ounce packages
frozen chopped spinach, thawed
1/4
teaspoon
nutmeg

Directions

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and cook, stirring, until soft, 6 to 7 minutes.
  2. Add the cream cheese and milk and cook, stirring, until the cream cheese is melted.
  3. Squeeze any excess liquid out of the spinach, add the spinach to the sauce, and cook until the mixture is heated through and thickened, 3 to 4 minutes. Sprinkle with the nutmeg.

 

Sara Quessenberry and Kate Merker
February 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 50 %
  • Protein 11 g
  • Carbohydrate 14 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Fiber 6 g
  • Fat 10 g
  • Sat Fat 4 g
  • Sodium 483 mg
  • Cholesterol 18 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.