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Creamed Spinach

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings, serving size: 3/4 cup
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2 (10-ounce) packages frozen spinach, thawed

2 teaspoons olive oil

2 small shallots, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)

4 teaspoons all-purpose flour

1 1/2 cups 1 percent milk

1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth

2 tablespoons fat free evaporated milk

Pinch ground nutmeg

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Squeeze all of the water from the spinach. In a large pan, heat the oil over a medium heat. Add the shallots and cook, stirring, until softened, about 2 minutes. Add the flour and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add the milk and broth and cook, scraping up any bits from the bottom of the pan. Bring to a simmer and cook for 2 minutes. Add the spinach and simmer until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in the evaporated milk and nutmeg and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Excellent source of: Protein, Vitamin A, Riboflavin, Folate, Calcium, Magnesium, Manganese, Potassium
  3. Good source of: Fiber, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Copper, Iodine, Iron, Phosphorus, Selenium
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