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Creamed Spinach

This creamed spinach dip is the ultimate appetizer or side dish! The perfect mixture of milk, cheese, and a little bit of spice makes this dip nearly foolproof. Try it out at your next party for an instant crowd pleaser!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 305kcal


  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 small onion
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes optional
  • 4 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 12 ounces frozen spinach thawed and squeezed dry
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 500 degrees.
  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat, when the butter is half way melted add the onions and cook until translucent.
  • Add the garlic and red pepper flakes.
  • Sprinkle in the flour slowly while continuously whisking.
  • Whisk in the heavy cream and whole milk.
  • Lower the heat and add the cream cheese and 1/4 cup parmesan cheese. Stir until the cheese is completely melted.
  • Add the spinach and cook for an additional minute.
  • Season with salt and pepper generously.
  • Place the creamed spinach in an oven safe dish and top with the remaining parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  • Serve immediately.



Calories: 305kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 323mg | Potassium: 327mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 7570IU | Vitamin C: 4.8mg | Calcium: 251mg | Iron: 1.5mg