Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach

This is a rich side dish, but it does make it easy to get in some greens! It goes well with simple foods such as grilled meat or rotisserie chicken and other non-starchy vegetables such as carrots or a simple salad.

Course Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Creamed spinach gluten free
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1 pound fresh spinach
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 2 tablespoon butter or olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch or tapioca flour
  • 4 ounces cream
  • 2 ounces milk
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese divided


  1. Saute chopped onion in butter until browned. Spoon onions into baking dish.
  2. Saute spinach in pan until wilted; drain excess water from pan.
  3. Add onion back to pan with spinach. Add remaining ingredients through milk. Add Parmesan cheese, reserving 2 tablespoons for top. Stir few minutes until thickened.

  4. Pour into baking dish. Top with reserved parmesan cheese. Bake at 425 for about 20 minutes or until slightly brown on top.

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