Easy and Quick Creamed Spinach

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5 min
10 min
Easy and Quick Creamed Spinach

Ready in just 15 min.

Original recipe here.


- 2 tablespoons butter

1 yellow onion diced

4 garlic cloves minced

4 ounces cream cheese cut into pieces

1/2 cup milk or heavy cream

2 1/2 pounds baby spinach

1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese optional


1. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.

2. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes; add garlic and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes, or until onion softens.

3. Stir in cream cheese and milk (or heavy cream); cook, stirring, until cream cheese is melted and smooth.

4. Stir in spinach; add nutmeg and cayenne pepper, and simmer over medium heat until spinach wilts and mixture thickens, about 4 to 5 minutes.

5. Season with salt and pepper.

6. Remove from heat and, if using, sprinkle with parmesan cheese.

7. Serve.


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