Cristina Ferrare's Creamed Spinach
Recipe created by Cristina Ferrare
Servings: Serves 10
Ingredients
  • 3 pounds frozen spinach
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 4 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups warm milk
  • Pepper , to taste
Directions
Preheat oven to 350°.

Add spinach and water to a stockpot. Gently boil until the spinach has thawed. Strain the spinach, squeezing out water with a spatula. Place spinach on a dishtowel and squeeze out any remaining water. Put spinach back in stockpot.

In a saucepan, melt butter. Once it has melted, add flour. Mix together, forming a roux. Slowly add warm milk and stir until thick and creamy. Add salt and nutmeg and mix well. Pour the cream sauce over the spinach and mix. Pour mixture into a baking dish and cover tightly with foil. Bake for 30 minutes. 

Keep covered until you are ready to serve.