Spinach a la Creme Recipe


MethodMain Ingredient


 Spinach2 1⁄2 Pound
 Butter2 Ounce
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Milk6 Fluid Ounce (1 1/2 Gills)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste
 Sugar To Taste
 Nutmeg1 Pinch
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Freshly ground pepper To Taste
 Fried croutons1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2106 Calories from Fat 1192

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g206%

Saturated Fat 33.4 g166.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 139.7 mg46.6%

Sodium 1370.7 mg57.1%

Total Carbohydrates 193 g64.5%

Dietary Fiber 29.7 g118.7%

Sugars 15.8 g

Protein 61 g121.6%

Vitamin A 2158.5% Vitamin C 542.9%

Calcium 134.8% Iron 180.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cook the spinach and drain well.
Put into a pan over gentle heat to dry off, add half the butter and stir in the flour.
Cook for a few minutes then add the milk, salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar.
Bring to boiling point, cover and simmer over low heat for about 15 minutes.
Add a pinch of nutmeg and adjust the seasoning.
Just before serving add the remaining butter in small pieces, a squeeze of lemon juice and a dash of pepper.