Light Creamed Spinach Recipe

Light Creamed Spinach Recipe

How To Make Light Creamed Spinach

This creamed spinach is a 30-minute vegetarian dish cooked with Parmesan cheese and a hint of nutmeg, and made light and creamy with nonfat milk.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 2tspbutter
  • ½cupshallots,minced
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 2tbspflour
  • cupsfat free milk
  • 2tbspParmesan cheese
  • ¼tspnutmeg
  • ¼tsppepper,fresh
  • salt,to taste
  • 4.4ozBoursin Light
  • 16ozspinach,bag frozen chopped, thawed and drained of all moisture


  1. In a large saute pan, melt butter. Add shallots and garlic and cook on medium for about 5 minutes.

  2. Add flour to shallots, mix well and cook for 1 more minute.

  3. Reduce heat to low and slowly add milk, whisking well.

  4. Add parmesan cheese, nutmeg, salt, and pepper and mix well.

  5. Add Boursin light and mix with until smooth.

  6. Add spinach and combine well with the sauce, then cook for 1 minute, until heated through. Adjust salt and pepper if necessary.


  • Calories: 62.29kcal
  • Fat: 1.92g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.10g
  • Trans Fat: 0.04g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.16g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.77g
  • Fiber: 1.67g
  • Sugar: 3.30g
  • Protein: 4.53g
  • Cholesterol: 5.05mg
  • Sodium: 276.74mg
  • Calcium: 183.71mg
  • Potassium: 434.16mg
  • Iron: 1.74mg
  • Vitamin A: 342.29µg
  • Vitamin C: 17.31mg
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