Creamy spinach with cheese

(8 ratings)
Essentials magazine, creamy spinach with cheese
Essentials magazine, creamy spinach with cheese
  • Serves: 6

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

Essentials recipe Triple tested: Spinach is so healthy, so don't worry - a splash of cream won’t do you any harm! This is a great side for chicken, meat and fish. Brought to you by Essentials magazine


40g butter

2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

75g full-flavour white cheese, grate

You'll also need

500g spinach, washed thoroughly


50ml double cream


  1. Cook the spinach in a large pan for 2-3 mins until wilted. Tip into a colander and squeeze well to remove excess water.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large pan over a medium heat, add the garlic and cook for 2-3 mins until softened, but not coloured. Add the spinach to the pan and grate over some nutmeg. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Stir in the cream and cheese and cook for 1 min until melted.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 164(kcal)
  • Fat 15.0g
  • Saturates 9.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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