This rich and creamy side dish can be served with almost any hearty German meat dish. Frozen spinach works as well as fresh in this recipe.
Recipe courtesy of Susan Vu
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German-Style Creamed Spinach
Total:
35 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
35 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • Two 10-ounce boxes frozen spinach, thawed
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely diced (about 1 cup)
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 2 cups grated aged Gouda cheese

Directions

Strain the thawed spinach through a colander, and then wrap in a kitchen towel and squeeze out as much liquid as possible. 

Melt the butter in a large straight-sided skillet over medium heat. Cook the onions until softened, 6 to 8 minutes, and then season with salt and pepper. 

Add the cream and nutmeg and cook until the cream is reduced by half, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the cheese until melted, and then mix in the spinach to combine. Cover and cook over medium-low heat until the spinach is tender, 8 to 10 minutes, and then season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a bowl and serve immediately.

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