Southern Creamed Spinach

Creamed spinach


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  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
265 Calories
26g Fat
5g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 265
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 127mg 42%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 5g
Calcium 118mg 9%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This creamed spinach recipe is made with heavy cream, a dash of nutmeg, a little finely grated onion, and butter, topped with a sliced hard-cooked egg. This is a delicious side dish for just about any meal. Feel free to top this spinach dish with a little fresh grated or shredded Parmesan cheese.


  • 2 cups chopped, cooked spinach
  • 2 teaspoons finely minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • dash nutmeg
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, sliced

Steps to Make It

  1. Put the spinach in saucepan; add onion, salt, nutmeg, cream, and butter.

  2. Mix well and heat until hot and spinach is wilted.

  3. Spoon onto serving dish and top with hard-cooked egg slices.


  • The spinach is an excellent side dish to serve with steaks, a beef roast, or chops. Or serve it with baked or grilled chicken or fish.