18 Reviews

Yes, I "twisted your arm" to post this gem of a recipe! I'm honored to be the first review! I made this when Mirj first described it in the Somersize recipes thread. I used a small tub of whipped cream cheese with garlic and dill. I also added a can of chopped mushroomus and a few healthy splashes of hot sauce. This recipe is fantastic because it's exceptional in it's original form, yet the door is wide open for experimentation! I've made this three times, and the last time I substituted frozen chopped broccoli for the spinach, and it was great! Thanks Mirj for a legal, easy recipe!

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yooper September 03, 2003

Fantabulous. Just the thing for a strep-throat sufferer [me]. I took Yooper's hint and used the flavored whipped cream cheese. Thanks Mirj for another winner!!

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Leah K. September 28, 2003

This is so GOOD! I cut back on the amounts, as I was only making it for myself, and really regret having done so - - I want more! :) I used fresh spinach and reduced the initial cooking time, and then only zapped for a couple of seconds with the cream cheese. I totally forgot to add the hot pepper sauce, but will add it when I make this again tomorrow. Thanks so much!

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GoKittenGo September 24, 2003

This is just what we needed here in this house.Mark loved it. I did not add anything to it. However Mark did add his salt. OH my that I wish he would not add. I did add my pepper. This is very good. I am not changing anything. Thank You.

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Braunda March 16, 2004

I was looking for an idea to use some leftover cooked swiss chard and used this recipe as my base. Didn't have enuf cream cheese, so added some feta and some velvetta. Then with this leftover I used it in Cream of Spinach Soup 76808. I am the leftover queen!

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karen in tbay February 10, 2004

Oh Baby! This is good! I had some fresh spinach from my widdle biddy garden, steamed it and then added some soft creamed cheese, flavored with onions and chives. The only thing is, I should have drained my spinach a little more before adding the creamed cheese. My DH was out of town so it was just me and the kitties for this feast! Lucky me! A definite winner. Does "Mr. Food" know about this one?

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Recipewrestler January 26, 2004

This was a nice quick side. I drained some of the water from the spinach once it was cooked before adding the cream cheese and I think that helped it not be so watery.

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mommymakeit4u April 01, 2009

We used fat-free cream cheese, and flavor was awesome beyond reason. Rates five full Popeyes!

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deborahk November 13, 2008

Surprisingly delicious for such a simple recipe. The red pepper flakes give it the perfect amount of kick. DH, who doesn't even like spinach, ate two servings in no time flat. Took no time at all to make, and tasted like I put a lot of effort into it. YUM!

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Hadice June 03, 2008

This was so easy, and really good! I used 16 oz of spinach and 5 oz of cream cheese. Six of us ate from that amount, but I really think I could have eaten more. I was worried about the dish being runny, but really the frozen spinach didn't have as much liquid as I thought. Although this is not as rich as my favorite creamed spinach, it is wonderful when I am tired and hungry.

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evewitch May 20, 2008
Mirj's Simple Creamed Spinach