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

EatingWell Magazine, April/May 2005




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  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

202 calories; protein 8.5g; carbohydrates 15.4g; dietary fiber 3.4g; sugars 4.3g; fat 13.1g; saturated fat 5.6g; cholesterol 22.6mg; vitamin a iu 13876.3IU; vitamin c 41.4mg; folate 296.8mcg; calcium 269.8mg; iron 4.3mg; magnesium 125.8mg; potassium 966.1mg; sodium 377.7mg; thiamin 0.2mg.

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