I’m not going to have a happy neighbour right now. Sorry Dave, but I’m about to share how you make your favourite crowd pleasing creamed spinach…
It’s McCain creamed spinach!
There I did it. The secret is out… Sorry… well I’m not so sorry… people need to know this.
I guess I won’t get an invite for dinner anytime soon…
This creamed spinach is really good and doesn’t take long to cook. All you do is sprinkle however many blocks of spinach you feel you need into a microwave bowl, pop it into the microwave and heat it for 3 – 6 minutes; occasionally stirring to ensure it heats through evenly. The packet suggests 6 minutes, perhaps it’s for the entire bag, as in less that time my little bowls of spinach have been heated through and ready to eat. My word of advice would be to gauge from your microwave, as there are many different settings (low heat, medium and high). I generally heat everything on high, so that could be why it is a lot faster.
It makes life a little more convenient, especially for nights when you haven’t got time to prep too many veggies. I find it handy for when you have fussy eaters in the house, cooking too many meals can be tedious, so to ensure you get your spinach intake you just make a small bowl for yourself while you cook the rest of the other elements of your dinner.
You can get creative with the creamed spinach, although it really is good on its own. Use it to stuff butternut or gem squash, or as a filler for those juicy black mushrooms (with some bacon and melted cheese over of course).
McCain’s Creamed Spinach is really versatile and easy to use. I can see why my neighbour uses it time and time again. Give it a test and let me know what you think.