Give the traditional creamed spinach a healthy makeover with this rich and creamy recipe. Spinach is a rich source of folate and iron, and onions are an excellent source of vitamin C. Tasty and healthy!

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Creamed Spinach & Mushrooms

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    Servings 4 Prep Time 5minutes
    Cook Time 15minutes
    Servings 4 Prep Time 5minutes
    Cook Time 15minutes
    Give the traditional creamed spinach a healthy makeover with this rich and creamy recipe. Spinach is a rich source of folate and iron, and onions are an excellent source of vitamin C. Tasty and healthy!Get more fresh takes on holiday favorites with our free e-cookbook.
    Ingredients
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
    • 1/2 medium sweet onion, finely diced
    • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
    • 9 ounces baby spinach
    • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
    • 1 tablespoon flour
    • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
    • 3/4 cup shredded Colby Jack cheese
    Directions
    1. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large skillet over medium high heat; add onions and cook for 2–3 minutes, until translucent. Add mushrooms cook for 5 minutes, or until browned. Add spinach, nutmeg, salt and pepper and cook until spinach is wilted. Remove pan from heat and set aside.
    2. Heat remaining oil over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook, stirring 1-2 minutes, or until bubbling. Slowly whisk in milk and continue to whisk until bubbling. Remove from heat. Add cheese and mix until melted.
    3. Add cheese to vegetable mixture and mix until well combined.
    Nutritional Value
    • Calories 189
    • Fat 13.35g
    • Protein 9.56g
    • Carbohydrates 8.46g
    • Fiber 2.11g
    • Sodium 196mg
    • Calcium 275mg
    • Iron 2.28mg
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      Servings 4 Prep Time 5minutes
      Cook Time 15minutes
      Servings 4 Prep Time 5minutes
      Cook Time 15minutes
      Give the traditional creamed spinach a healthy makeover with this rich and creamy recipe. Spinach is a rich source of folate and iron, and onions are an excellent source of vitamin C. Tasty and healthy!Get more fresh takes on holiday favorites with our free e-cookbook.
      Ingredients
      • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
      • 1/2 medium sweet onion, finely diced
      • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
      • 9 ounces baby spinach
      • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
      • 1 tablespoon flour
      • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
      • 3/4 cup shredded Colby Jack cheese
      Directions
      1. Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large skillet over medium high heat; add onions and cook for 2–3 minutes, until translucent. Add mushrooms cook for 5 minutes, or until browned. Add spinach, nutmeg, salt and pepper and cook until spinach is wilted. Remove pan from heat and set aside.
      2. Heat remaining oil over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook, stirring 1-2 minutes, or until bubbling. Slowly whisk in milk and continue to whisk until bubbling. Remove from heat. Add cheese and mix until melted.
      3. Add cheese to vegetable mixture and mix until well combined.
      Nutritional Value
      • Calories 189
      • Fat 13.35g
      • Protein 9.56g
      • Carbohydrates 8.46g
      • Fiber 2.11g
      • Sodium 196mg
      • Calcium 275mg
      • Iron 2.28mg

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