Creamed Spinach with Nutmeg

Creamed Spinach with Nutmeg


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About this recipe: Freshly steamed spinach is blended with a rich, creamy sauce that's lightly spiced with nutmeg. Great side dish for roast beef or chicken.


Serves: 4 

  • 1/2 (227ml) pot double cream
  • 30g (1 oz) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 (500g) bag fresh spinach

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. In a saucepan over medium heat, mix double cream, butter, nutmeg, salt and pepper. Stirring constantly, bring to the boil, then immediately reduce heat to low and simmer.
  2. Place spinach in a vegetable steamer, and steam until leaves are wilted. Drain in a colander, pressing out excess water with a large spoon.
  3. Coarsely chop spinach, and gradually stir into the double cream mixture. Briefly return to boiling, then remove from heat.

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