Bacony Creamed Spinach Recipe

Step 1

Cook spinach by boiling or in microwave. Drain well and squeeze out as much moisture as possible. Chop fine, using food processor of food grinder.

Step 2

Cook bacon in skillet until crisp. Remove and drain. Crumble and reserve. In about 2 T of the bacon fat, saute garlic and onion over medium heat. When onion is limp, add spinach. Lower heat. Season with salt and peppers; stir well as moisture evaporates from spinach, about 1 minute. Remove from heat.

Step 3

In a separate large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Sprinkle in flour, stirring constantly until smooth. Graduallly stir in half-and-half or milk and cook until smooth and bubbly. Stir in spinach mixture and heat through. Remove from heat, stir in reserved bits of bacon, and serve.

Things You'll Need

  • 2pk Frozen spinach (10oz. ea)
  • 6 Bacon strips
  • 1 Garlic clove,minced
  • 1/2c Onion,chopped
  • 1/2t Salt
  • 1/8t White pepper
  • 1pn Cayenne pepper
  • 2T Butter
  • 2T Flour
  • 1c Half-and-half or milk

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