Light Creamed Lemon Spinach Recipe

Looking for an easy Light Creamed Lemon Spinach recipe? Learn how to make Light Creamed Lemon Spinach using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by eggebja

Makes 3 servings



Adapted from a recipe posted on food.com, which includes 2T. bacon bits.

Recipe Ingredients for Light Creamed Lemon Spinach

1 1/4 teaspoons unsalted butter
3/4 medium onion , chopped
2 garlic cloves , minced
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup skim milk
13 ounces frozen chopped spinach , thawed and squeezed dry
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Light Creamed Lemon Spinach

  1. Melt butter in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium high heat.

  2. Sauté onion and garlic about 6 minutes until tender.

  3. Add flour and cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently.

  4. Gradually whisk in milk.

  5. Increase heat to high and whisk 2-3 minutes, or until mixture boils and begins to thicken.

  6. Reduce heat to low and stir in remaining ingredients, except cheese.

  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  8. Cook until heated through.

  9. Serve sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 249.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
112
Calories from Fat
24
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
170mg
7%
Potassium
877mg
25%
Total Carbohydrates
16.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
6.1g
Protein
7.9g
Vitamin A 235% Vitamin C 67%
Calcium 25% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in calcium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • Very high in manganese
  • Very high in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in potassium
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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