Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach

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This might feel like a decadent side to a holiday meal, but it’s actually packed with protein and vitamins. Baby spinach works well here but you could use any kind, just cook it for a tad longer if you’ve chosen the large leaves.

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SERVINGS
4
PREP & COOK TIME
20 min
CALORIES
200
FAT
13g
CARBOHYDRATES
15g
PROTEIN
6g

MAIN INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 yellow onion
  2. 4 cloves garlic
  3. 1 lb baby spinach
  4. 13-oz can coconut milk
  5. ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  6. ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  7. 1 tsp vegetable or coconut oil
  8. Salt and pepper
Allergens: tree nuts

TOOLS

  • Large pot

INSTRUCTIONS

1
Prepare the produce
Peel and dice the onion. Peel and mince 2 cloves garlic.
2
Sauté the spinach
Place a medium saucepan over medium heat with 1 tsp vegetable or coconut oil. Once hot, add the diced onion, minced garlic, ¼ tsp salt, and ¼ tsp pepper and cook until softened, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add baby spinach and cook, stirring occasionally, until wilted and bright green, about 1 to 2 minutes.
3
Cream the spinach
Add the coconut milk, nutritional yeast, and nutmeg to the saucepan and stir to combine. Reduce the heat to low and simmer until the creamed spinach is thickened, about 4 to 5 minutes.