Thursday, February 2, 2006

Garlic Creamed Spinach

10 ounces frozen spinach
1 onion
6 garlic
2 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 tablespoon flour
1/2 cup 2% lowfat milk
1 cup Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper

Cook spinach according to package instructions. Do not over cook. Drain thoroughly.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter and two tablespoons olive oil in a sauce pan. Add onion and saute for a minute or so, then add garlic.

Continue to cook until onion is softened. Do not allow to brown.
Stir in the flour and blend thoroughly. When flour is well blended and has cooked a bit, stir in the milk.

Continue stirring and cooking until a sauce thickens. Season with a dash of salt and pepper to taste.

Stir in the parmesan cheese and blend well. Then add in the spinach. Cook and stir until well blended. Serve immediately.

Amounts of cheese and garlic may be adjusted to suit your family's taste.

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