“Creamed” spinach

“Creamed” spinach


1/2 cup fat-free cottage cheese 
2 teaspoons olive oil 
1 shallot or 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped 
1 clove garlic, minced 
1 large bunch spinach, trimmed and well washed 
1/4 teaspoon  freshly grated or ground nutmeg 


In the work bowl of a food processor, add the cottage cheese and process, stopping to scrape down the sides of the bowl as needed, until velvety smooth, about 2 minutes. Set aside.

Heat the oil in a large nonstick saucepan or Dutch oven over medium‑high heat. Add shallot or onion and garlic and cook, stirring, until softened, about 2 minutes. Add spinach, stir to coat, and cover. Cook, stirring occasionally, until wilted but still bright in color, about 2 minutes. Drain off and discard any liquid.

Carefully add the hot cooked spinach to the cottage cheese in the food processor, sprinkle with the nutmeg and pulse a few times to finely chop. Serve at once.




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Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup
Calories 70
Fat 2.5 g
Sat Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 180 mg
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 6 g

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