Quick Creamed Spinach

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  • Published Mar 28th
  • Ready In25m
  • Servings4
  • Calories37
A spinach dish, creamed with a roux of butter, flour and water. It's very easy to make, but slightly time consuming on account using fresh spinach. It is well worth the effort though!

Quick Creamed Spinach Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Quick Creamed Spinach for 4 servings:

  • 1 pound fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour

Quick Creamed Spinach Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In25m

To cook Quick Creamed Spinach, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Quick Creamed Spinach is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Quick Creamed Spinach within 25 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Quick Creamed Spinach easily:

  1. 1 Wash spinach well and remove any hard stems. In a large pot, bring water to a boil and add spinach (it will cook down very rapidly). Remove spinach from the stovetop, let cool slightly then drain reserving the water.
  2. 2 Using an electric food processor, puree the spinach.
  3. 3 Make roux with the butter, flour and reserved water. Add the roux to the spinach, stir and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 37 calories; 1.5 gram of fat; 4.6 grams of carbohydrates; 3.3 grams of protein; 3 milligrams of cholesterol; 679 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 19th 2012

    Thank you for uploading a recipe using fresh spinach and a roux! Almost all of the recipes on here just microwave frozen spinach and add fat free milk (bleck!). I doubled the amount of spina ...

  2. Jul 21st 2008

    As far as creamed spinach goes... this is the best creamed spinach I've had. However, it's still creamed spinach. :)

  3. Jan 12th 2008

    This was very tasty. I made a couple of changes, after reading the other reviews. First, I steamed my spinach in vegetable broth and used that in my roux as well. I also added a tsp of ga ...

  4. Dec 30th 2007

    this recipe has the basic ingredients to get you started, but it needs a little half and half to get the cream flavor.

  5. This was met with mixed reviews. My husband and I couldn't even swallow our first spoonful (yuck!), but our 2 yearold couldn't get enough. He finished his, then cleaned off our plate as well ...

  6. Apr 4th 2005

    I'm only giving this three stars because to me, this wasn't the creamed spinach I'm used to eating. Where was the milk or cream? I kept reading the recipe thinking that maybe I just wasn't s ...

  7. Oct 27th 2004

    This recipe gets 5 stars for taste, but only 3 for clear instructions. The instruction assume you know how to make a roux. Luckily I did so it was easy enough. I added two cloves of garlic t ...

  8. Feb 27th 2004

    I had a craving for creamed spinach, and I have never made it before so wasnt sure what to look for in a recipe. I was craving something along the lines of boston market creamed spinach, so ...

  9. Feb 4th 2003

    I make this with a small package of frozen chopped spinach. Drain after cooking and make my roux with a little more butter and flour. Until a creamy consistency,then salt and pepper. Should ...