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Cristeta Comerford's White House Recipe For No Cream Creamed Spinach

White House No Cream Creamed Spinach

White House No Cream Creamed Spinach

Adapted from Cristeta Comerford

Ingredients

  1. 2 pounds baby spinach, washed and cleaned
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    4 shallots, minced
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    Salt
    Freshly ground pepper

Directions

  1. Blanch half a pound of spinach in salted, boiling water. Immediately, “shock” the blanched spinach in a bowl of iced water. Drain and squeeze out the excess water. Puree in a food processor. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, sweat the shallots and garlic with the olive oil until translucent, about 4 minutes. Add the rest of the spinach leaves. Toss and sauté until wilted. Fold in the spinach puree. Season with salt and pepper.

Serves 6.

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