Low Carb Creamed Spinach

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This Low Carb Creamed Spinach is an easy to make side dish that tastes like a steakhouse dinner, made healthy at home!

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Here's What You Need For Low Carb Creamed Spinach:

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsp butter 
  • 2 cloves of garlic 
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional) 
  • 10 oz spinach, fresh or frozen
  • 2 oz cream cheese 
  • 2 oz shredded parmesan or asiago cheese 
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 
  • salt and pepper to taste 
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Here's How To Make Low Carb Creamed Spinach:

Heat your cast iron over medium heat. While your cast iron is warming up, thaw your spinach in the microwave (if you’re using frozen) and mince your garlic. Melt your butter in the cast iron, then add in the garlic and red pepper flakes until garlic is fragrant, about 30 seconds. 
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Add your spinach to the pan. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper. 
Add your cream cheese in small chunks to the pan. Stir until melted. 
Now, add in the parmesan. 
Next, add in your heavy whipping cream. Let everything simmer on the stove, stirring regularly until thickened. Adjust the salt and pepper as needed. 
Garnish with more shredded parmesan cheese. 
Now, just serve and enjoy! 
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Please let us know if you guys give this recipe a try. If you like this recipe, share it with your friends! Did you see last week’s recipe? Here’s a link to our Low Carb Chocolate Lava Cake. If you have a date night soon, these recipes should come in handy! 

Until next time,
Briana & Chamere
Low Carb Creamed Spinach
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

This Low Carb Creamed Spinach is an easy to make side dish that tastes like part of a steakhouse dinner, made healthy at home!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy dinner side, keto, low carb, side dish, vegetarian
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 292 kcal
Ingredients
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 10 oz spinach (fresh or frozen)
  • 2 oz cream cheese
  • 2 oz shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Heat your cast iron over medium heat. While your cast iron is warming up, thaw your spinach in the microwave (if you’re using frozen) and mince your garlic. 

  2. Melt your butter in the cast iron, then add in the garlic and red pepper flakes until garlic is fragrant, about 30 seconds. 

  3. Add your spinach to the pan. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper. 

  4. Add your cream cheese in small chunks to the pan. Stir until melted. 

  5. Now, add in the parmesan. 

  6. Next, add in your heavy whipping cream. Let everything simmer on the stove, stirring regularly until thickened. Adjust the salt and pepper as needed. 

  7. Garnish with more shredded parmesan cheese. 

  8. Serve and enjoy! 

Recipe Notes

You can use fresh or frozen spinach for this recipe, either works fine, but we feel frozen is a bit easier to work with. If you are using fresh, you will just need to wilt it in your pan and drain the excess water, which is an extra step. 

Macros: 

This recipe makes 4 servings, 292 calories per serving, 27 grams of fat, 5 net carbs (2 grams fiber), 5 grams of protein. 

We create these macros as a courtesy using MyFitnessPal, but please note that yours may be different depending on the brands you use. 

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