Creamed Spinach’s Lightened Up Recipe

Creamed Spinach – Lightened Up

A creamy blend of spinach, shallots, parmesan cheese, and Boursin Light makes a rich and flavorful side dish. A low fat version of a steakhouse favorite. Your family and friends will love this, and only 3 points plus per serving, so you won’t feel guilty eating this.

Creamed Spinach – Lightened Up

Gina’s Weight Watcher Recipes

Servings: 8 • Serving Size: 2/3 cup • Points +: 3 pts • Smart Points: 3

Calories: 95.8 • Fat: 4.9 g • Protein: 5.9 g • Carb: 8.2 g • Fiber: 1.8 g



2 tsp butter

1/2 cup shallots, minced

1 clove garlic, minced

2 tbsp flour

1 1/2 cups fat free milk

2 tbsp parmesan cheese

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1/4 tsp fresh pepper

salt to taste

16 oz bag frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained of all moisture




In a large saute pan, melt butter. Add shallots and garlic and cook on medium about 5 minutes. Add flour to shallots, mix well and cook one more minute. Reduce heat to low and slowly add milk, whisking well. Add parmesan cheese, nutmeg, salt and pepper and mix well. Add boursin light and mix with until smooth. Add spinach and combine well with sauce, cook one minute, until heated through. Adjust salt and pepper if necessary. Makes 6 1/2 cups.


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