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Creamed Spinach with Onions and Bacon

LisaB

"Savory creamed spinach flavored with onions and bacon. My guests love this. It's not difficult but needs a couple of pans and constant stirring. We think it's worth the work!"
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30 m servings 167 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

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  1. Wrap bacon in a paper towel, and set on a plate. Cook the bacon in the microwave oven until crisp, about 1 minute per slice.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion; cook and stir until transparent. Add the spinach and cook, stirring frequently, until most of the liquid has evaporated.
  3. In a separate skillet, melt the remaining butter over medium heat. Sprinkle the flour over the butter and whisk in using a fork until smooth. Season with garlic powder, salt and pepper; cook and stir until thick. Gradually stir in the milk so that no lumps form, and simmer until thickened. Add the spinach mixture to the cream sauce, and mix until coated. Crumble bacon over the top and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 167 calories; 11.6 g fat; 10 g carbohydrates; 7.7 g protein; 30 mg cholesterol; 672 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This has a wonderful flavor, however, it wasn't creamy enough for me. Next time I will double everything except the spinach. Still a great recipe! Thanks Lisa!

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This was good but not great. However, my husband went back for seconds and he hates spinach. I used less spinach than the recipe called for (maybe 12 oz) and still found I had to add more milk a...

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This was good but not great. However, my husband went back for seconds and he hates spinach. I used less spinach than the recipe called for (maybe 12 oz) and still found I had to add more milk a...

This has a wonderful flavor, however, it wasn't creamy enough for me. Next time I will double everything except the spinach. Still a great recipe! Thanks Lisa!

I thought this was great. I was not crazy about the bacon so I think next time I will use it as a topper rather than part of the dish. I used fresh spinach rather than frozen. Fresh garlic ra...

it was goooood... I did use fresh Spinach about 10oz, chopped garlic glove (about 3 medium size),grana padano cheese, and pre-cooked chopped sausage. make sure you sateed the garlic, onions, sa...

We did a little change up to this recipe and absolutely loved it! Cut bacon and cook until nearly done add in the onion and complete cooking. Decrease the butter amount because the bacon was not...

I was searching but could not find a previous recipe so I thought I'd give this one a try. It wasn't till after I started that I realized the recipe called for two packages of spinach and I onl...

I thought this was great just the way it is. I followed the recipe though cut in half since its just my husband and I. It made the perfect amount for both of us as a side dish. We try to stay lo...

THIS IS A KEEPER.....I have 3 kids who hate cooked spinach, but they asked for 2nd and 3rds...I even added a little left over rice and cheese....AWESOME RECIPE...Thanks for sharing...I have prin...

Thanks Lisa! Just whipped this together on a whim and my husband & daughter both loved it!! Both are picky eaters, but suffer through all of my concoctions. They each had 2 helpings...very imp...