Spinach Saute

Spinach Saute


"This recipe, as are most I have, was given to me by my mother, and is really simple and very tasty as a creamy citrus addition to fish or chicken."


18 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 88 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 88 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.2g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 414 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring the water to a boil in a skillet over medium heat. Add spinach all at once, and reduce heat slightly. Cover, and let cook for about 3 minutes, or until spinach is not quite tender.
  2. Stir in the cream cheese and lemon juice, and season with salt. Cook, stirring, until the cream cheese is melted and well blended. Serve immediately.
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  1. 57 Ratings


Delicious! I didn't have cream cheese so I substituted 1/2 cup parmesan cheese and added 1/2 tsp. minced garlic. It was delicious alongside baked cod.

This really couldn't have been any easier to make and a great way to use up lots of extra fresh spinach since it cooks down a lot. I added some garlic and it really wasn't necessary at all. Th...

Reviews were mixed in the family. Way too much lemon, 1 tsp should be plenty. Definitely needed more salt but left that up to everyone else to add to their preference. 1 BUNCH is not a good q...