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Mike's Low Carb Creamy Spinach

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Ingredients

  • 5 tbsp. butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 dash ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 oz. cream cheese
  • 1 sm. onion minced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 20 oz. frozen chopped spinach thawed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. In a 2-quart saucepan, over medium-low heat, melt 3 tbsp butter.
  2. Stir in flour, salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  3. Slowly whisk in cream.
  4. Stir in cream cheese.
  5. Increase heat to medium, whisking mixture constantly until thick and smooth. Remove from heat and set aside.

  6. In a skillet, over medium-high heat, cook onions and garlic in remaining 2 tbsp butter until transparent. Stir spinach and water into pan.

  7. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes.
  8. Stir spinach mixture into creamy mixture and return to medium heat. Heat, stirring often,
  9. until warmed throughout.
  10. Remove from heat and fold in parmesan.