This lightened classic is guaranteed to make spinach a popular vegetable around your house. This is good news since spinach is an excellent source of vitamins A and C, both of which help keep immune systems strong.

Lorrie Corvin
Recipe by Oxmoor House August 2011


Recipe Summary

5 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine milk and flour, stirring well with a whisk.

  • Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add leek and garlic; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Add spinach, and sauté 1 minute. Stir in milk mixture; cook 1 1/2 minutes or until slightly thick, stirring occasionally.

  • Add cheese, salt, and pepper to spinach mixture in pan, stirring until smooth; cook 1 minute.

  • Young Chefs can:

  • Older Chefs can:

Nutrition Facts

97 calories; fat 3.2g; saturated fat 1.7g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 7.5g; carbohydrates 11.4g; fiber 2.9g; cholesterol 10mg; iron 2.1mg; sodium 267mg; calcium 225mg.