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"Creamed" Spinach

"Creamed" Spinach

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh spinach, tough stems removed
  • 8 ounces silken tofu, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat vegan mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add spinach and cook for 2 minutes. Drain in a fine-mesh strainer, pressing with a large spoon to release as much water as possible. Finely chop spinach and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Process tofu, mayonnaise, garlic, parsley, lemon juice, oil, salt, and pepper in a blender or food processor fitted with a metal blade until smooth.
  3. Pour tofu mixture into a a medium saucepan and gently cook over medium-low, making sure mixture doesn't boil. Once warmed through, remove from heat, pour over spinach, and gently mix together. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 238 kcal cal., 10 g fat (0 g sat. fat), 503 mg sodium, 4 g fiber, 6 g pro., 165 mg calcium, 4 mg iron. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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