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The Best Creamed Spinach Recipe

Creamed Spinach

Looking for a quick and decadent side dish? Try my recipe for The Best Creamed Spinach–made in just 15 minutes and gluten free!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 174kcal


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic in water
  • 12 ounces fresh baby spinach
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • cup heavy cream
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • pinch of black pepper


  • In a large skillet with a lid, melt the butter on medium high heat. Add in the minced garlic and cook for 1 minute. Reduce the heat to medium and add the fresh spinach. Place the lid on the skillet and cook for 5 minutes.
  • While the spinach wilts create a slurry with the heavy cream and cornstarch.
  • Once the spinach has wilted add the cream mixture. Mix well and season with salt and pepper. Remove from the heat and let sit for 3-5 minutes. Serve immediately.


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 367mg | Potassium: 489mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 8529IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 2mg
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