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Quick and Easy Creamed Bacon Spinach

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"It is a mouth-watering, creamy, and rich side dish and tastes wonderful with chicken and fresh rolls."
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35 m servings 346
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, bacon, and garlic until bacon is crisp, 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. Whisk flour, salt, and black pepper into onion mixture until blended and the flour and drippings form a paste, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Slowly whisk milk into onion mixture. Bring to a boil, continuously whisking, until sauce is thick and creamy, 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Stir spinach and half-and-half into sauce; cook until spinach is heated through, 4 to 6 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 346 calories; 23 23.6 14 48 1008 Full nutrition

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I was shocked by how little flavor this had, considering it begins w/onion, garlic, and bacon! I kept taking a bite, searching for the flavor I never did find. Perhaps one less box of spinach m...

I made the recipe as written and it turned out delicious. My husband also loved it, so I will definitely make it again.

A good version of creamed spinach if you are short on time. Use large cloves of garlic and onion salt for a little more flavor. Freshly grated Parmesan on top. Yum!