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Creamed Spinach

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From EatingWell:  April/May 2005

EatingWell's updated version of creamed spinach has a low-in-fat cream sauce that's rich with Parmesan cheese and nutmeg.

2 servings | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add shallot (or onion); cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add spinach and cook, stirring, until just wilted, about 2 minutes.
  2. Heat butter in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Add flour and cook, stirring, until smooth and bubbling, about 30 seconds. Add milk, nutmeg, salt and pepper; cook, whisking constantly, until thickened, about 1 minute. Stir the spinach into the sauce. Sprinkle with grated cheese and serve.

Nutrition

Per serving : 203 Calories; 13 g Fat; 6 g Sat; 6 g Mono; 23 mg Cholesterol; 15 g Carbohydrates; 9 g Protein; 3 g Fiber; 370 mg Sodium; 870 mg Potassium

1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 1/2 vegetable, 1/2 lean meat, 2 1/2 fat