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September 9, 2013

Creamed Spinach with Mozzarella

Creamed Spinach with Mozzarella - delicious side dish        #sidedish #spinach #creamedspinach

I have another delicious side dish recipe for you today.

Creamed Spinach has always been one of my favorite sides, and it is actually served in most restaurants as a side as well.

After buying some of those ready made frozen Creamed Spinach boxes which you re-heat and serve for many years, I decided to try my own recipe.

This was all guess work, but I wanted it to have that same taste as one of our chain restaurants. Believe it or not, the first try was spot on !   {Either I was just lucky the first time or creamed spinach is just an easy dish!}

The only thing I added/changed was to add some shaved Mozzarella.

CREAMED SPINACH WITH MOZZARELLA

4 - 6 Side Servings

2 TB Butter
1 Onion, chopped roughly
2 t Garlic, crushed
5 cups Spinach, ribs removed and chopped
1/2 cup Cream Cheese, plain, softened
1/2 cup Fresh Cream    {double cream/whipping cream}
Salt & Black Pepper, to taste
1/4 cup Mozzarella Cheese, shaved

1.) Melt the Butter in a large pan - saute the Onion and Garlic until soft - add the Spinach and stir-fry 2 - 3 minutes until wilted.
2.) Beat together the Cream Cheese and Fresh Cream - add to the Spinach mixture and simmer for 2 minutes.
3.) Season to taste with Salt & Pepper.

Serve scattered with Mozzarella shavings.

Hope you enjoy this recipe !

Till later,

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4 comments:

  1. Why wouldn't we believe it, you're a gun in the kitchen, of course you got it first go! I think that would be awesome with pasta!

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  2. This looks pretty good to me, but Sam will absolutely not eat creamed spinach. But...I'm liking Mels idea of serving it over pasta! Maybe I can sneak it in!

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  3. Spinach is one of our favorites veggies - even the kiddos like it! Pinned this to try!

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  4. I love the real fresh cream in your recipe. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great weekend!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

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