Creamed Spinach {Low-Carb and Vegetarian}

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PER 1/2-Cup Serving: Calories 277 | Fat 21g | Carbohydrates 13g | Fiber 6g | Net Carbohydrates 7g | Protein 9g

Recipe by Brandon McDearis

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


Other keto-friendly sides you may like: Buffalo Chicken Dip and Cucumber Salad.

New to a vegetarian keto diet? Check out our Guide to a Successful Vegetarian Keto Diet Plan.

Want to jumpstart your keto experience? Take THE KETO 30 Challenge!



  1. 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.
  2. Return spinach to pan, season with salt and pepper and add heavy cream. Cook down until cream starts to bubble.
  3. Mix in cream cheese until it melts all the way through and the mixture is thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and serve.

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