Monday, December 19, 2016

Holiday Quick & Easy Appetizers, Meals, Snacks, & Drinks...Something Different Everyday Til 2017 (Side Dish)

Creamed Bacon Spinach

 Creamed Bacon Spinach Horizontal 

Whatever you feel about creamed spinach, let bacon change it.
Total Time:
Prep:
Level: Easy
Serves: 4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 3/4 c. heavy cream
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 lb. baby spinach

Directions

  1. In a large cast iron skillet over medium heat, crisp bacon until deep golden brown, about 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer bacon to a paper-towel lined plate. Drain bacon fat leaving 2 tbsp in the pan; discard excess.
  2. Increase heat to medium-high and add flour; mix with a wooden spoon for 1 minute. Add garlic, heavy cream, 1 tsp salt, and 1/2 tsp black pepper; bring to a boil and simmer on low for 2 minutes.
  3. Fold in spinach until warmed through and wilted.
  4. Transfer to serving dish and garnish with crispy bacon.

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