Creamed Bacon Spinach

Creamed Bacon Spinach

  • 8 oz. bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 Tablespoon  all-purpose flour
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 3/4 c up heavy cream
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds baby spinach


  1. In a large cast iron skillet over medium heat, crisp bacon until deep golden brown, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  2. Transfer bacon to a paper-towel lined plate.
  3. Drain bacon fat leaving 2 tablespoons in the pan; discard excess.
  4. Increase heat to medium-high and add flour; mix with a wooden spoon for 1 minute.
  5. Add garlic, heavy cream, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper; bring to a boil and simmer on low for 2 minutes.
  6. Fold in spinach until warmed through and wilted.
  7. Transfer to serving dish and garnish with crispy bacon.

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