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Cream Spinach Recipe, Spinach with Blubb Step by Step prepare

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My Cream Spinach recipe I show you today in this post.

The leaf spinach is super healthy, it helps to lose weight and alleviates cravings.

The freshly prepared spinach tastes much better than the frozen spinach from the pack.

As a side dish, it is a pleasure to put on the table, so today we want to take care of the preparation. 

I wish you good luck and a good appetite!

1. Recipe Cream Spinach

Now you are well prepared and below you will find the step by step instructions with many photos. You can send me a cooking question directly via the comment function!

Some time ago I created a suitable Headcam-Cooking Video. It shows you the preparation as an example. Maybe you like to look over my shoulder while cooking… Have fun, the video lasts only 5 minutes…

Cream Spinach Recipe

Cooked, photographed and written down by chef Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2
Calories 559
Total Time 25 Min.
Preparation Time 10 Min.
Cook Time 15 Min.

Simple instructions for preparing creamed spinach.

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Cream spinach served
cream spinach recipe picture © Thomas Sixt


1 kg leaf spinach fresh (or 500 g deep-frozen spinach)
2 pc shallots (or yellow onion)
1 pc clove of garlic
30 g butter
1 cup Cream (soy cream or cows milk cream)
1/4 tsp Salt
4-6 pinches Pepper (black, grounded)
1 pinch Cayenne pepper
4 pinches nutmeg
1 tsp Maize starch (to taste to the sauce bind or 1 tsp linseed)
30 ml Water
1 pc Lemon


Wash the spinach
Fresh spinach leaves, please wash in water.

Spinach wash

Wash the spinach leaves in plenty of cold water and change the water 2-3 times depending on the degree of soiling.

Sand and other unwanted substances can only be removed by washing and moving the spinach several times in water.

Place the leaf spinach on a sieve and drain or squeeze.

Clean the spinach leaves
Clean the spinach leaves, remove the stems or leave them on, that is a matter of taste.

Clean spinach

Remove the stalks from the leaves or leave the stalks on the leaves for more fibre in the vegetables.

Halved garlic and halved onion.
Peel the garlic and onions.

Prepare onion

Halve and peel the shallots and garlic clove.

Both ingredients are easier to peel halved! and cut finely into cubes.

Please use a sharp knife and do not chop the ingredients.

Sweat the shallots and garlic cubes in a large pot with the butter for a few minutes until translucent.

Cut the onion into fine cubes.
Cut the onion halves into cubes.

Cutting onion

Cut the peeled and halved onion into fine cubes.

Finely dice the garlic.
Cut the garlic into fine cubes.

Prepare garlic

Cut the peeled garlic into fine litters. Do not press the garlic, it will become bitter in taste.

Sweat the vegetables.
Sweat the onion and garlic until translucent.


Sweat the prepared garlic and onion cubes in a large pot or in a high pan with the butter for a few minutes until translucent.

Spinach with onions and garlic clove in a pot.
Add raw spinach to the onion and garlic.

Add spinach

Add the washed and drained spinach leaves.

Freshly cooked spinach
Spinach cooked with a lid.

Cook spinach

Cook the leafy vegetables with lid over high heat for 2-3 minutes, the leaves collapse.

Mix the cornstarch.
Mixing cornstarch to thicken.

Spinach bind

Mix the starch in cold water.

If you stir the starch in cold water and then add it to the hot liquid, the starch will not clump!

Cooked spinach with cream before mixing.
creamed spinach with starch, cream, salt, pepper, nutmeg and cayenne pepper before mixing.


Add the cream and bring to the boil once. Flavour with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper and nutmeg and leave to stand next to the stove without lid.

Prepare and mix the spinach.
Mix up the spinach with the hand blender.

Spinach mix

Mix the spinach with a hand blender.

Creamed spinach served in a deep plate.
Serve the creamed spinach or cream spinach.


Bring the creamed spinach to the boil again before serving and season to taste.

Add some butter, ghee and lemon juice.

Enjoy your meal!


2. Nutritional Information

3. Prepare Cream Spinach, the Essentials at a Glance

Popeye has bought the green vegetables dozens of times and has always been big and strong… so that you can simply put the wonderful side dish on the table, I have summarized the most important points here:

Important: Packaged leaf spinach is often washed in chlorinated water, so it has a longer shelf life. Therefore, it is essential to wash it again in cold water at home!

… Blubb spinach tastes homemade absolutely delicious.

Tip from chef Thomas Sixt
Mixed spinach leaves need binding, otherwise liquid and vegetables separate. Outlet spinach looks terrible and does not taste good. For a good result, use cold-mixed starch. © Foodfotograf Thomas Sixt

4. Suitable Around Spinach Vegetables

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