Creamy spinach with cheese recipe

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Triple tested: Spinach is so healthy, so don't worry - a splash of cream won’t do you any harm! This is a great side for chicken, meat and fish. Brought to you by Essentials magazine

  • Vegetarian
  • healthy
Serves6
SkillEasy
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories164 Kcal8%
Fat15 g21%
Saturated Fat9 g45%

Triple tested: Spinach is so healthy, so don't worry - a splash of cream won’t do you any harm! This is a great side for chicken, meat and fish. Brought to you by Essentials magazine

Ingredients

  • 40g butter 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 75g full-flavour white cheese, grate You'll also need 500g spinach, washed thoroughly Nutmeg 50ml double cream

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Method

  1. Cook the spinach in a large pan for 2-3 mins until wilted. Tip into a colander and squeeze well to remove excess water.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large pan over a medium heat, add the garlic and cook for 2-3 mins until softened, but not coloured. Add the spinach to the pan and grate over some nutmeg. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Stir in the cream and cheese and cook for 1 min until melted.