Creamed Spinach Recipe – tender wilted spinach draped in a smooth white sauce infused with sauteed garlic, ginger and melted parmesan cheese. A great easy holiday side dish for your favorite roasted chicken, steaks and turkey!
Heat up a a large pot of water to a boil , lightly salt . Then add spinach leaves cook, let it cook for about a minute or just until wilted
Drain extra water from the spinach using a colander. Place in cold water, to cool. Squeeze water out of the spinach and proceed with cooking
In a large skillet over medium heat, add butter, let it melt then throw in garlic, onions, and creole seasoning. Stir for about 2-3 minutes or until fragrant Be careful not to let it burn.
Add flour and whisk until flour is fully mixed with onion mixture , then cook for about a minute to get rid of the flour taste.
Slowly add evaporated milk a little at the time, followed by the milk; you do not want the mixture to form any lumps.
Bring to a simmer and let it simmer gently, whisking constantly until the sauce has begun to thicken, about 3-5 minutes.
Stir in the cheeses, and continue stirring until everything’s melted and evenly combined and smooth.
Add spinach, until well combined. Followed by nutmeg and Worcestershire. Adjust seasonings to taste and additional liquid (milk or cream , if needed). Cook for about 1-2 minutes or until heated through.
Remove from stove and serve piping hot.
Substitute frozen spinach with 2 1/2 pound fresh spinach.
You may substitute all-purpose flour with almond flour, but not coconut flour as it is more absorbent and would affect the texture of this dish.