This keto-friendly creamed spinach recipe makes for a great side that will fall into an ideal 75/20/5 percent macro-range when paired with a high-fat, high-protein entrée such as our prime rib or Parmesan-encrusted halibut recipe. And because it's so easy to make, it's a great go-to option when you're short on time!
This recipe is: keto-friendly, low-carb, gluten-free, grain-free, vegetarian-friendly, no added sugar
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- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 small onion, diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 15 ounces fresh spinach
- ¼ cup heavy cream
- ¼ cup cream cheese
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat butter and olive oil in a skillet at medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic and stir continuously for about 2-3 minutes until soft. Add spinach a handful at a time and cook until wilted down. Put spinach in a fine mesh strainer and squeeze out the liquid.
- Return spinach to pan, season with salt and pepper and add heavy cream. Cook down until cream starts to bubble.
- Mix in cream cheese until it melts all the way through and the mixture is thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and serve.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Cook Time: 10 minutes
- Yield: 4