Creamed Spinach

Course : French
Serves: 4
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2 pounds spinach
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 dash grated nutmeg
1 dash granulated sugar
1 teaspoon flour
1/3 cup light cream

Preparation / Directions:

Clean and trim spinach. In large, heavy saucepan, melt 1 tablespoon butter. Add spinach and cook over brisk flame for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove pan from fire. Add pepper, salt, nutmeg, and sugar. Sprinkle with flour. Mix well. Return pan to fire and cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Again remove pan from fire. Stir in cream. Return pan to fire and bring to boil, stirring constantly. Lower flame. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove pan from fire. Add remaining butter, cut into small pieces, stirring until butter is melted and well blended. Serve hot. Recipe Source: THE ART OF FRENCH COOKING by Fernande Garvin

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