Photo: Levi Brown; Styling: Thom Driver
Hands-on Time
19 Mins
Total Time
19 Mins
Yield
Serves 6 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Try this fresh take of a steakhouse favorite--Creamed Spinach and Mushrooms. Don't skip the nutmeg, it brightens the flavor of this side dish.

 

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil; swirl to coat. Add mushrooms; cook 6 minutes or until liquid evaporates. Remove mushrooms from pan. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add spinach; cook 1 minute or until spinach wilts. Remove from heat.

Step 2

Heat a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add remaining 1 teaspoon oil; swirl to coat. Add shallots and garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Combine milk and flour, stirring with a whisk. Add milk mixture, salt, pepper, and nutmeg to pan; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook 3 minutes or until thickened, stirring constantly. Add cheese; stir until cheese melts and the mixture is smooth. Add mushrooms and spinach to milk mixture, and toss gently to coat.

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