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German-Style Spinach

"'GRANDMA'S spinach dish is flavored with her Austrian heritage. It's tasty and always looks so pretty on the plate. We children never had to be told to eat our spinach at Grandma's house!'"
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Cook spinach according to package directions. Drain well and set aside. In a large skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in the spinach, bacon, nutmeg, salt and pepper; heat through.


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While nutmeg is not my favorite spice, I do appreciate how it complements certain savory foods. A subtle amount of nutmeg is nice with spinach and it's easy enough to add as little or as much as...

I've made this about a half-dozen times in the last few weeks, since I had some ground nutmeg to use up. This is a great dish! I made it exactly as written, and added a decent amount of fresh-gr...

Unless you love nutmeg, cut it back to a pinch. (We are not nutmeg lovers- just a personal preference) Otherwise, this recipe is EXCELLENT!

This was good and serviceable. Needed various ways to cook green leafy vegetables without many calories. I did not use the bacon -- and that may have been the secret ingredient needed to blast ...

I made this as a German side dish for an Octoberfest party and it was delicious. One of the young men proclaimed it his favorite dish of all. It is full of flavor and not boring. It brings spina...