Spicy Cream Spinach With Cheddar Cheese

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Found this recipe on the Texas Monthly website. I believe this comes from the Cafe Annie restaurant in Houston.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash spinach and remove any large stems.
  2. Cut or tear large leaves into small pieces. (Thaw and drain frozen spinach.).
  3. In saute pan over medium-high heat, melt butter.
  4. Add onion, garlic, and jalapeños and saute until onions are translucent (do not brown).
  5. Stir in flour and mix well.
  6. Add stock and bring to boil.
  7. In small batches, wilt spinach in pan (if frozen spinach is used, add all at once).
  8. When all spinach is in pan, add cream and bring to boil.
  9. Lower heat to simmer.
  10. Add cheddar cheese and mix well.
  11. Season with salt and pepper.
  12. May be made and reheated later.

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