Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Pioneer Woman's Creamed Spinach

  • 1 stick butter
  • 8 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 2 cups milk
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 24 ounces baby spinach
  1. Melt 1 stick of butter in a pot.
  2. Sprinkle in flour and whisk together. Cook over medium heat for five minutes or until light golden brown.
  3. Throw in onion and garlic and stir together, cooking for another minute.
  4. Pour in milk, whisking constantly, and cook for five minutes while you cook the spinach.
  5. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a separate pot. Add spinach in increments until all incorporated, and cook until wilted but not soggy, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  6. Season the cream sauce with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Add spinach to the cream sauce, stirring gently to combine.
  7. Serve immediately.

Found On: The Pioneer Woman Cooks!