Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach is a delicious, quick, nutritious vegetable side dish you can make almost entirely from your dry storage.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Spinach
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Yield 6 1/2 cup (100 g / 1/6th the dish)
Calories 116 kcal


  • 1 litre jar home-canned spinach (1 quart)
  • 250 ml water (or stock. 1 cup / 8 oz)
  • 5 tablespoons SOS mix (1/3 cup / 50 g )
  • 4 tablespoons Parmesan (grated)
  • 25 g Panko crumbs (1/3 cup)
  • cooking spray
Metric - US Customary


  1. Start oven heating to 200 C (400 F)
  2. Lightly spray or grease a casserole dish that will hold about 1 litre (3 to 4 cups) in volume; set aside.
  3. Drain the spinach.
  4. Put out on chopping board, chop up a bit. pressing some water out.
  5. Put in a microwave-safe dish, zap for 2 minutes on high, then remove from microwave and let excess water drain out again.
  6. Meanwhile, in a microwave safe jug mix the water, SOS mix, and Parmesan cheese.
  7. Zap in microwave on high for 1 minute.
  8. Remove from microwave, whisk, zap on high for another minute.
  9. Remove from microwave, fold in the drained spinach, zap on high for two minutes.
  10. Pour the spinach mixture into your prepared baking pan.
  11. Sprinkle with the panko crumbs.
  12. Spray top gently with cooking spray to aid browning (optional)
  13. Bake at 200 C (400 F) for about 20 minutes or until bubbling and top is browning.
  14. Remove from oven, let stand 5 minutes.
  15. Serve hot.