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Keto Creamed Spinach

Keto Creamed Spinach

Keto Creamed Spinach

I love spinach and I have always loved spinach even as a kid. Popeye the Sailor Man was my favorite cartoon, and he was strong to the finish ‘cuz he eats his spinach. One Christmas I even asked Santa for a can of spinach (I just realized how I must have sounded like an Appalachian Oliver Twist to the mall Santa) but I needed the spinach to go along with my temporary anchor tattoo and bubble pipe to complete the ensemble.

Anyway, whether or not you are a fan of spinach this recipe makes an excellent side dish. It’s perfectly cheesy with just a bit of nutmeg, and can accompany your favorite chicken, steak, pork, or seafood entree.

Keto Creamed Spinach

Kale gets all the spotlight, but spinach is an amazingly delicious (and often undervalued) superfood. Spinach is packed full of magnesium, folate and manganese especially when compared to other leafy greens.

For more information on how awesome spinach is, check out the links below:

The Health Benefits of Spinach - BBC Good Food

Spinach Nutrition: The Vitamin K Powerhouse - Dr. Axe

What is Spinach Good For - Dr. Mercola

Serves: 4

Keto Creamed Spinach

This Keto Creamed Spinach makes a fantastic side dish to grilled meats. For a perfect meal try grilled steaks with this creamed spinach and some mashed cauliflower.

prep time: 5 minscook time: 10 minstotal time: 15 mins


1 tablespoon butter
1/4 small onion, thinly sliced
2 garlic cloves 
1 lb baby spinach
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese 
2 ounces cream cheese
Pinch nutmeg
Salt and pepper, to taste


1. Heat the butter in a 10.5" cast iron skillet, once hot add in the garlic and onion. Cook 3-4 minutes until softened. 

2. Add in the spinach and cook 3-4 minutes until it's reduced in size. Add in the heavy cream and cream cheese, cook until the spinach is very wilted then stir in the parmesan, a pinch of nutmeg, and season with salt and pepper to taste. 



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