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Creamed Spinach

creamed spinach Side
Creamed Spinach
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 6

This classic side dish deserves a spot on any feast table, but is easy enough to be a favorite weeknight side. A dash of nutmeg highlights the flavor of the spinach, and we updated the recipe with a bit of crunch from toasted panko bread crumbs. MORE+ LESS-

June 21, 2018

Ingredients

5
tablespoons butter
1/2
cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
1/2
cup finely chopped onion
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/3
cups half-and-half
4
packages (5 oz each) baby spinach leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    In 8-inch skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium heat. Stir in bread crumbs. Cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Place crumbs in small bowl; set aside.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, 4 to 5 minutes, or until tender. Stir in flour salt, pepper and nutmeg. Cook and stir until mixture is bubbly. Gradually stir in half-and-half. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly; boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 3
    In 12-inch skillet, heat remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium heat. Gradually add spinach. Cook, stirring, just until spinach is wilted. Stir in half-and-half mixture. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or just until heated. Spoon mixture into serving bowl; top with toasted bread crumbs.
  • Baby spinach is more tender than regular spinach and doesn’t need its stems removed before cooking.

Expert Tips

  • Using half-and-half to make the sauce gives this creamed spinach a luxurious richness.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
10g
50%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
500mg
21%
Potassium
630mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
17g
6%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
4g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
190%
190%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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