Sunday, January 26, 2014

Creamed Spinach

Our family loves anything green, especially if it is spinach.This is one dish all of us love to have any day. This is a mild ,healthy and delicious dish that can be enjoyed by anyone, young or old. This also ensures that your family gets the nutrients they need in their diet.
6 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup chopped onion
4 cloves of garlic
1 bay leaf
1 whole clove
2 cups whole milk
1/8 tsp nutmeg
2 (10 ounce) bags ready-to-use fresh spinach
Cook spinach in large pot of boiling water just until wilted and tender, about 2 minutes.Transfer spinach to bowl filled with ice water to cool.Drain well.Roll up spinach in kitchen towel and squeeze out as much liquid as possible.Transfer spinach to processor and finely chop. Set this aside
Melt 4 tablespoons butter in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and stir until light golden, about 7 minutes. Stir in onion,garlic, bay leaf and clove. Gradually whisk in milk.Whisk until mixture boils and thickens, about 10 minutes.Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes longer, whisking frequently (sauce will be very thick).Remove bay leaf and whole clove.Add spinach to warm sauce, simmer over low heat until spinach is heated through, stirring often, about 5 minutes.Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and the nutmeg.Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.


  1. Wow this is something I have never tried, must be very delicious with the mild spices and butter....

  2. Looks Good, goes well with Paratha or Italian Bread!

  3. Healthy and tasty looking spinach. Excellent meal.


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