Goat Cheese Creamed Spinach

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This cold weather has made me a little “eh” about salad.    I still want to eat those greens, though.

I have been making creamed spinach a lot for lunch this winter.   Homemade creamed spinach takes just a few minutes to make, it’s comforting, and it is a great way to eat many greens.   This pasta bowl of creamed spinach is an entire bag of spinach.  Spinach cooks down.

Creamed spinach with goat cheese is just the best.   It adds the perfect touch to this dish.


I love this spinach alone, but I also love to pair this with creamy polenta.  ( another dish that takes just 5 minutes to make)

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Goat Cheese Creamed Spinach 


One bag of spinach

Two large tablespoons of creamy goat cheese

1/8 chopped onion- or one chopped shallot

One teaspoon of corn starch

One teaspoon olive oil

2 -3 tablespoons of milk

Method: In a saucepan over low heat, cook onions and olive oil until the onions are transparent. Add spinach and cook down the spinach.  Once the spinach is cooked down, add corn starch, goat cheese, and milk. Stir and cook over medium heat for 1-2 more minutes. Remove from heat and serve.  

Goat Cheese Creamed Spinach

This was so good and a great way to get those extra greens this winter!!!  Adding parmesan cheese would also be awesome!




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