This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
This recipe is not safe for those who are lactose intolerant.
This is NOT a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.
"Food, like a loving touch or a glimpse of divine power, has that ability to comfort." -Norman Kolpas, Author
Even when you don't like spinach, creamed spinach is good. To me it's great comfort food. The bitterness that you might not like about cooked spinach is balanced well with the creaminess of the cheese, and the nutmeg adds just the right touch of aromatic spice.
Servings: 2 | Serving size: about 1 cup
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
This recipe can easily be multiplied and makes OK leftovers. Reheat gently.
Place the spinach in a strainer and press with a rubber spatula or spoon until all excess water is removed.
Place the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the diced onion and cook about 5 minutes until softened.
Add the spinach and cook for about 2 minutes. Add the milk, cream cheese, salt, pepper and nutmeg.
Cook until the cheese is melted and well blended into the spinach. Serve.
Serving size: about 1 cup
|Calories 120||Calories from Fat 54|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 6g||8%|
|Saturated Fat 2g||11%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 11g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 6g||20%|
|Vitamin A 98%||Vitamin C 5%|
|Calcium 22%||Iron 16%|
|Vitamin K 770mcg||Potassium 500mg|