Light Creamed Spinach

creamed spinach

This Southern inspired dish keeps the benefits of spinach at the forefront but allows kids to love their greens!

Nutritional Sentence

Spinach is a rich source of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Calcium and Fiber.

Recipe time: 45 minutes


1/2 Tbsp of unsalted butter
1/2 onion diced
1  garlic clove, chopped
1  10 oz frozen chopped spinach, defrosted and drained well
1/4 tsp salt
1 Tbsp all purpose flour
1  1/2 cup of low sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup of low fat sour cream


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Cutting boards
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  1. Heat butter in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and saute for 3 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle in flour, stir and cook for 30 seconds.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and cook for 3-5 minutes until mixture thickens.