Spinach Saute

Spinach Saute
Servings: 8 Prep 20 mins Cook 15 mins


  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 bags (10 ounces each) fresh spinach, stemmed, rinsed and dried
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 egg, hard-cooked, peeled and chopped

Make It

1. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in large pot over medium heat. Add shallots, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Add spinach, working in batches if necessary, and cook, stirring constantly, 5 to 8 minutes or until all spinach wilts. Remove from heat.

2. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon butter in medium-size saucepan. Stir in flour; cook over medium heat for 2 minutes. Slowly whisk in the milk; cook, stirring, until all lumps are gone. Stir mixture into the spinach in the pot; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until heated through.

3. Serve hot, garnished with chopped hard-cooked egg.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 78, Fat, total (g): 4, chol. (mg): 35, carb. (g): 8, pro. (g): 5, sodium (mg): 260, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.