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berghoff restaurant creamed spinach


from the berghoff family cookbook. this recipe was secret until after the restaurant closed in 2006. it was the only dish in the restaurant that was not made completely from scratch--they always used frozen spinach.


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  1. Place half-and-half
  2. Milk
  3. Chicken base
  4. Tabasco sauce
  5. Nutmeg
  6. Garlic
  7. And celery salt in a medium saucepan and heat just until simmering
  8. Remove from heat
  9. But keep warm
  10. In a separate medium saucepan
  11. Heat butter over medium heat
  12. Whisk in flour
  13. Cook for 2-3 minutes
  14. Stirring often
  15. Slowly whisk warm milk mixture into butter mixture a little at a time
  16. Whisking constantly
  17. Simmer for 5 minutes
  18. Stirring constantly
  19. Until very thick
  20. Stir in spinach and simmer for 5 minutes
  21. Season with salt and ground white pepper if desired
  22. Garnish with bacon and additional nutmeg
  23. If desired

Step 10

Total Time in Minute 25

Ingredients Count 12

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Chicken base

Tabasco sauce

Ground nutmeg

Granulated garlic

Celery salt

Unsalted butter

All-purpose flour

Frozen chopped spinach

White pepper


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