Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach (Keto)

Creamed spinach in a white bowl on a white napkin.

Our Easy and Cheesy Creamed Spinach recipe tastes just like steakhouse creamed spinach…with less fuss, ingredients and calories. This spinach recipe is a perfect Keto Side Dish idea for the holidays and pairs well with our Garlic & Herb Whole Roasted Chicken. 

 

View More KETO RECIPES.

Keto Green Bean Casserole

Oven Roasted Mushrooms in Garlic Butter

Low Carb Side Dish: Baked Asparagus with Parmesan

Creamed spinach in a white bowl on a white napkin.
Print

Easy Creamed Spinach

This Easy Cheesy Creamed Spinach recipe takes just 4 ingredients and 10 minutes to make. Only 3 net carbs per serving.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Christmas Side Dish, Easter Side Dish, Holiday Side Dish, Spinach, Sugar Free, Thanksgiving Side Dish
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 235kcal
Cost $6.41

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Diced White Onions
  • 12 oz Fresh Spinach (*Note 1)
  • 5.5 oz Boursin Cheese -Garlic & Herb Flavor
  • 1/2 tbsp OPTIONAL- Coconut Flour (*Note 2)

Instructions

  • Place the butter in a large skillet and pre-heat over medium high heat.
  • Add the onions and stir occasionally (until soft and translucent). Approx. 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the spinach and continue to stir until wilted. Approx. 3-4 minutes. (*Note 3)
  • Add the Boursin Cheese and stir to fully combine and melt.
  • Salt to taste and serve immediately.

Notes

  1. If using frozen spinach, make sure to fully wring out the water or else the end product will be runny and mushy.
  2. If you prefer a thicker cheese sauce, add 1/2 tbsp. coconut flour once the cheese has melted. 
  3. If your skillet isn't large enough, you may have to work in batches.

Nutrition

Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 310mg | Potassium: 489mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 8553IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 2mg

recipe cost

$6.41 ($1.60 Serving)

how-to photos

Whole chicken on a white plate surrounded by lemon, onion and herbs.

Tip.

This creamed spinach recipe pairs well with our whole roasted chicken recipe.

nutrition facts

Nutrition Facts
Easy Creamed Spinach
Amount Per Serving
Calories 235 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Fat 22g34%
Saturated Fat 14g88%
Cholesterol 55mg18%
Sodium 310mg13%
Potassium 489mg14%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 8553IU171%
Vitamin C 25mg30%
Calcium 111mg11%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

did you make this recipe?

Tag @lighterkitchen on Instagram and hashtag it #lighterkitchen.

don't miss a thing!

Enter your Email below & click Submit to begin receiving emails where we post new recipes, tips, gear and more!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *






Don't Miss a Thing!

Fill in your EMAIL BELOW and we’ll ADD YOU TO OUR NEWSLETTER.