Creamed Spinach - VeryVera

Creamed Spinach

  • Prep Time: 15m
  • Cook Time: 15m


  • 5 (10-ounce) boxes chopped frozen spinach
  • 3 tbsp. salted butter
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 2 c heavy cream
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 c Parmesan cheese, hand-shredded, or more for the cheese lover
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 tsp. ground black pepper


  1. Thaw the frozen spinach, place into a colander, and let it drain well. Press out as much liquid as possible.
  2. Heat the butter and oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, then add garlic.
  3. Cook, stirring frequently, until light brown, then add spinach.
  4. Add the cream and nutmeg and cook until it reduces slightly, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the Parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Cook until the spinach is hot, about 5 more minutes, and serve.