Spinach Madeleine

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes


2 (10-ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach
1/4 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
1 (8-ounce) loaf pasteurized prepared cheese product, cubed
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1/2 teaspoon Creole seasoning


Cook spinach according to package directions; drain and set aside.

Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat; add garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Whisk in flour until smooth, and cook, whisking constantly, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk, and cook, whisking constantly, 2 minutes or until mixture is thickened and bubbly.

Add cheese, hot sauce, and Creole seasoning; whisk until cheese is melted. Stir in spinach, and cook until thoroughly heated. Serve immediately.

Syndy Johnson, Fairfield Grocery & Market