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Baked Creamed Spinach recipe Recipe

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Contributor:  
Jaki-Lynn Dixon
Added: Tuesday, July 8, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lb of fresh spinach.
1 cups of hot milk.
1 cup of cheddar cheese, grated.
2 tablespoons of butter.
2 tablespoons of flour.
1 teaspoon of salt.
Pinch of pepper.
Pinch of nutmeg.





Directions:
Directions:
Trim and wash 2 lb of fresh spinach.

Place in a suitably-sized pot with water still on the leaves.

Cover; then cook only until wilted.

Allow to cool, then squeeze out the excess water.

In a saucepan, melt the butter; then add the flour.

Whisk and gently cook for 3-4 minutes.

Add the milk; then bring to a boil.

Add the salt and a pinch of pepper and nutmeg.

Cook for about 5-6 minutes.

Combine the sauce with the spinach and cup of grated cheese.

Spoon into a baking dish, then top with the other cup of grated cheddar.

Bake at 375F (190C) for 20 minutes.

Serve as desired.

 

 

 

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