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Creamed Spinach Recipe
|Onion||1 Small, diced|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Tablespoon, melted|
|All purpose flour||1 Tablespoon|
|Half and half||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Ground nutmeg||1 Pinch|
Calories 165 Calories from Fat 98
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11 g17.2%
Saturated Fat 6.6 g33%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 31.7 mg10.6%
Sodium 200.8 mg8.4%
Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.2%
Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.6%
Sugars 1.9 g
Protein 6 g12.3%
Vitamin A 218.8% Vitamin C 57.8%
Calcium 18.5% Iron 18.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Cook spinach, covered, in a large Dutch oven 3 to 5 minutes. (Do not add water.)
Drain spinach well, chop and set aside.
Saute onion in 1 tablespoon butter for 3 to 5 minutes or until onion is tender, set aside.
Cook bacon until crisp, reserving 2 teaspoons drippings.
Crumble bacon, and set aside.
Combine bacon drippings and 1 tablespoon butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat, add flour, stirring until smooth.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Gradually add half-and-half, cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Add salt, nutmeg, spinach, and onion, stirring well.