Quick and Easy Creamed Bacon Spinach

Quick and Easy Creamed Bacon Spinach

It is a mouth-watering, creamy, and rich side dish and tastes wonderful with chicken and fresh rolls.

Active Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Yield
6

How to Make It

1. Step
Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, bacon, and garlic until bacon is crisp, 5 to 7 minutes.
2. Step
Whisk flour, salt, and black pepper into onion mixture until blended and the flour and drippings form a paste, 1 to 2 minutes.
3. Step
Slowly whisk milk into onion mixture. Bring to a boil, continuously whisking, until sauce is thick and creamy, 3 to 5 minutes.
4. Step
Stir spinach and half-and-half into sauce; cook until spinach is heated through, 4 to 6 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 2?? tablespoons butter
  • 1?½ large white onions, finely chopped
  • 6 slices bacon, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1?½ teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2?½ cups milk
  • 3 (10 ounce) packages frozen chopped spinach - thawed, drained, and squeezed dry
  • ½ cup half-and-half

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