Creamed Spinach


creamed spinach

This creamed spinach is, as its name promises, creamy and delicious. The Greek yogurt saves many calories, and adds some extra protein.

Makes 4 servings

Total time: 25 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes

1 (16 oz) package frozen chopped spinach
1 medium onion, minced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon Freshly ground black pepper
1/2 cup plain, low-fat Greek yogurt

1. Place the spinach with 2 tablespoons of water in a large skillet. Over medium heat, heat the spinach for about 10 minutes, stirring and breaking it up occasionally, until spinach is thawed and liquid evaporates.

2. Add the onion, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, until tender, about 5 more minutes.

3. Remove from heat. Add the yogurt, stirring until the yogurt melts into the spinach. Serve immediately.

Nutrition per serving
Calories 61.1
Total Fat 0.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Cholesterol 1.9 mg
Sodium 359.3 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9.3 g
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
Sugars 1.2 g
Protein 6.2 g
Weight Watchers Points Plus: 2 points

*Recipe adapted from The South Beach Diet Book.

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