Serves 6
Popeye would love this dish.

1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 shallot, peeled and minced
2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
2 teaspoons flour
Pinch nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2/3 cup half and half
2 pounds. fresh spinach, washed and trimmed

In a large saucepan, melt butter with olive oil over medium heat.  Add shallots and garlic.  Sauté for 1 minute.  Stir in flour.  Add nutmeg and salt and pepper.  Add half and half and bring to boil.  Add spinach.  Reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes.  Serve.

Patriot Tip

This dish can also be prepared in the same manner for creamed corn.
Patriot Fact

Corn is a great source of Vitamin B, magnesium and thiamin.