Creamy Baby Spinach

Purchase prewashed fresh baby spinach leaves, available in the produce department of your local supermarket.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 lb. baby spinach leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup evaporated milk


  • Melt the butter in a medium-sized nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Tip the skillet to coat the bottom with the melted butter.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add the spinach leaves. Add the water and stir. Cook until the leaves start to wilt, about 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle the flour over the spinach and stir to evenly distribute. Add the evaporated milk and stir. Cook, uncovered, until the sauce starts to thicken, about 4 to 6 minutes. Serve hot.