Almond-Milk Creamed Spinach

INGREDIENTS

  • 500mL Almond Fresh Natural
  • 500g baby spinach
  • 30g salted butter
  • 10 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 45g all-purpose flour
  • 100g grated cheese
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 15g finely chopped almonds

 

STEPS FOR PREPARATION

  1. Preheat the oven to 425° Fahrenheit or 220° Celsius.
  2. Heat 1 inch of water in a large saucepan.
  3. Add the spinach.
  4. When the spinach is wilted, drain it.
  5. Wipe out the pot.
  6. Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in the pot.
  7. Add the shallots and cook over moderate heat until softened.
  8. Stir in the flour; cook for 1 minute.
  9. Add the almond milk. Simmer until very thick, whisking occasionally for 5 minutes.
  10. Stir in the spinach and cheese.
  11. Season with salt and pepper.
  12. Spoon into a baking dish.
  13. In a small bowl, melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter.
  14. Stir in the almonds and sprinkle over the creamed spinach.
  15. Bake for 15 minutes.
  16. Serve.