Creamed Spinach With Feta Cheese

Total Time
55mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

You would never guess that this rich and creamy spinach is a lower-fat version. The secret is low-fat feta cheese and fat-free cream cheese and half-and-half. The white sauce is made without butter or oil. I served this for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. 1)In a sauce pan, whisk half and half, milk, flour, salt, pepper, and nutmeg until smooth.
  2. 2)Stirring constantly, heat over medium heat until it simmers, then reduce heat.
  3. 3)Add cream cheese and continue stirring (whisking) until thick and smooth, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. 4)Remove from heat and stir in feta cheese. Set aside.
  5. 5)Heat oil over medium high heat in a large pan and sauté onions for 5 minutes then add garlic and continue cooking for 1 minute.
  6. 6)Add spinach and water to pan, bring to a simmer, then reduce heat and cover pan.
  7. 7)Cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 to 10 minutes.
  8. 8)Drain well.
  9. 9)Stir prepared sauce into pan, stir until completely blended.
  10. 10)Pour into greased casserole dish, top with parmesan cheese, and bake at 375 degrees for 4 to 6 minutes.