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Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach
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  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.
By February, 2009

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 172Calories From Fat 50%
  • Protein 11g
  • Carbohydrate 14g
  • Sugar 4g
  • Fiber 6g
  • Fat 10g
  • Sat Fat 4g
  • Sodium 483mg
  • Cholesterol 18mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Glass of milk
Instead of relying on butter and cream, you can re-create the silky texture of this childhood favorite with low-fat milk and reduced-fat cream cheese.

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