Rich and Dreamy, Skinny Creamed Spinach


2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 teaspoon olive oil

2 (10 ounce) packages of frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained

1 (8 ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese (I like Philadelphia brand)

2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, shredded

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper or to taste


1. In a large pan, add chopped garlic and olive oil. Saute until garlic begins to brown.

2. Add drained spinach and cream cheese. Stir over medium heat until cream cheese is melted.

3. Mix in Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.

4. This side dish can be prepared a day or so in advance and heated before serving.

Makes 8 servings

Nutrition Facts

for 1 serving
95 cal
6g fat
2g sat fat
6g protein
6g carbs
2g fiber
323mg sodium
1g sugar

SmartPoints value : 3