I Did It My Way Creamed Spinach

I Did It My Way Creamed Spinach

Time: 14 mins


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons unbleached flour
  • 2/3 cup vegetable broth, homemade preferably
  • 2 tablespoons half-and-half or 2 tablespoons heavy cream or 2 tablespoons milk
  • 2 cups baby spinach, chopped (NOT frozen)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch ground fresh nutmeg


  • 1 In a saucepan over medium heat melt the butter. Add the garlic and cook, stirring about 15 seconds (DO NOT burn). Stir in the flour using wire whisk until the flour is absorbed.
  • 2 Add the broth and half and half; continue to cook and stir with whisk until no lumps remain.
  • 3 Add a pinch of nutmeg then the chopped spinach and salt. Cook, stirring frequently just until the spinach is wilted about 3 minutes.
  • 4 Serve with a smile.
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