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Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach

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Cheesy, creamy restaurant-style creamed spinach is the perfect side dish with almost any meal. Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach is a crowd pleasing recipe that’s popular with everyone.

Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach

Whew! It’s been a whirlwind lately with all of the desserts.

So many delicious sweet recipes, but it’s time to turn a little savory today.

This week begins side dish week.

I’m sharing both sweet side dishes and savory side dishes.

This Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach is savory, creamy and ridiculously good!

Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach

Today, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, 19 fantastic bloggers will be sharing a wonderful variety of side dishes.

Just in time for the holidays, you are sure to find something that will be perfect for your holiday menu.

From sweet side dishes to savory side dishes, there’s something for every palate.

This Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach is only one of the many dishes.

I will be posting all four days, so be sure to come back for more.

Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach

Even if you’re not the biggest spinach fan, this Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach appeals to children and adults, full of flavor and compliments any meal.

We enjoy our this Creamed Spinach with steak, turkey, ham, chicken and seafood.

I’m sure you will too.

Also, we love to add cooked bacon to ours.

If you want to do that, add 1 cup of chopped, cooked bacon when you add the spinach.

Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach

Want to see what else is being shared today?

Take a look at all the fabulous Holiday Dish Recipes:

Don’t they all just sound amazing?

Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach

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Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach

Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Cheesy, creamy restaurant-style creamed spinach is the perfect side dish with almost any meal. Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach is a crowd pleasing recipe that's popular with everyone.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. frozen spinach, thawed
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1-2 teaspoons salt, to taste
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 ½ cups half and half
  • 1 cup shredded provolone or Mozzarella cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese

Instructions

  1. Thaw spinach. Squeeze out as much water as possible. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-low heat, melt the butter with the minced onion and garlic. Cook for about 8-10 minutes or until onion is translucent.
  3. Add in nutmeg, black pepper and salt.
  4. Mix in flour and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring often.
  5. Add half and half and cook until mixture is boiling.
  6. Add in shredded provolone and cream cheese and cook for 6-8 minutes, stirring very often; mixture will thicken.
  7. Stir in the spinach and stir until combined. Cook 1-2 minutes.
  8. Remove from stove and serve.

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Valentina | The Baking Fairy

Thursday 15th of November 2018

I am obsessed with creamed spinach! Your version sounds so cheesy and decadent!

Colleen Delawder

Monday 12th of November 2018

This looks like a creamy bowl of pure holiday heaven!!!

Cindy Kerschner

Monday 12th of November 2018

I love spinach! I need this!

Wendy Klik

Monday 12th of November 2018

This is also the perfect recipe to serve as an appetizer with some slices of baguette or mini pitas to stave off the hangries while people are waiting for the feast.

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