Holiday Creamed Spinach
Even people who don't like spinach will like this recipe.
1/2 <span class="measurestring" title="cup, fluid (yields 2 cups whipped)">cup fluid</span> heavy cream
10 oz frozen spinach, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tbsp butter
1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated
0.12 tsp nutmeg
1/4 cup ricotta cheese, whole milk
In a saucepan over medium heat melt butter. Sauté garlic until it starts to get a little bit golden. Stir in cream and nutmeg.
Add spinach (do not drain spinach). Cook on medium heat about 5-8 minutes until spinach becomes tender.
Stir in both cheeses, turn down heat to medium-low and continue stirring while cooking another 2-5 minutes making sure ricotta is well melted.
Remove from heat, add salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.
This recipe can be made up to 2 days ahead and tastes great even reheated.
Note: for low fat diets, use fat free half and half and only 1 tsp butter as substitutions.
in 1 serving of Holiday Creamed Spinach.
, 10% carbs, 15% protein.
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