Creamed Spinach with Toasted Almonds
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 8 people
This easy creamed spinach recipe is made with a handful of ingredients and comes together quickly. It's a great addition to any Thanksgiving or holiday table.
- ¼ cup almonds walnuts or pine nuts; toasted & chopped
- 20 ounces fresh baby spinach
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1¾ cups heavy whipping cream
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- ½ teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
- ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
Trim the longer stems from the spinach leaves and tear the leaves into smaller pieces.
In a medium saucepan set over medium heat, bring butter, cream, nutmeg, salt and pepper to a low boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring often, about 15 minutes or until reduced and thickened.
Add the Parmesan cheese and stir to incorporate.
Add the spinach and cook, stirring often, until the spinach wilts, absorbs some of the cream mixture and the sauce further thickens.
Sprinkle chopped, toasted nuts on top and…
Calories: 325kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 99mg | Sodium: 463mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 7728IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 188mg | Iron: 2mg