Ruth's Chris Steak House Creamed Spinach

Recipe by yooper
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt 4 tablespoons butter in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add flour and stir until light golden, about 7 minutes.
  • Stir in onion, bay leaf and clove.
  • Gradually whisk in milk.
  • Whisk until mixture boils and thickens, about 10 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes longer, whisking frequently (sauce will be very thick).
  • Remove bay leaf and whole clove.
  • Cook spinach in large pot of boiling water just until wilted and tender, about 2 minutes.
  • Drain.
  • Transfer spinach to bowl filled with ice water to cool.
  • Drain well.
  • Roll up spinach in kitchen towl and squeeze out as much liquid as possible.
  • Transfer spinach to processor and finely chop.
  • Add spinach to warm sauce, simmer over low heat until spinach is heated through, stirring often, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in remaining 2 tablespoons of butter.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.
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