Garlic Creamed Spinach

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Table for One, Please! Delicious way to serve spinach for a single serving!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring water to a boil in a heavy 2 qt saucepan over moderate heat, then add spinach in handfuls and cook, tossing, until wilted, 2-3 minutes.
  2. Transfer to a sieve set over a bowl and press on spinach with back of a wooden spoon to remove excess liquid, then discard liquid.
  3. Add cream, garlic, nutmeg, salt and pepper to saucepan and boil until reduced to 1 TBS, about 2 minutes.
  4. Discard garlic and add spinach to cream mixture, tossing until coated and heated through.


Most Helpful

WOW!!!! Increase this recipe big time. I made 4 servings for 3 people for dinner and we were all staring at the empty bowl looking for more. Followed recipe exactly. I will make this one again and again.

BoxO'Wine March 22, 2003

Amazing! An excellent dish! The simple, delicate sauce with just a hint of garlic was irresistible. The spinach, just wilted, was a visual delight. Guests enjoyed this dish so much that I had to give them the recipe. Bev, you have done it! Really a memorable dish. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

Miss Annie April 20, 2003

I think I actually prefer creamed spinach made with a white sauce - and I have yet to find an amount of creamed spinach that could not constitute a single serving - but this is quite good.

Nose April 06, 2005

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