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Creamed Sweet Sour Spinach

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Ingredients
  Fresh spinach 1 Pound
  Bacon slices 4 (1/8-inch slices)
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Half and half 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1) Rinse and drain the spinach. Put aside.
2) Into a 1 1/2-quart casserole, add in the bacon. Cover and microwave on HIGH for about 4 minutes or till the bacon becomes crisp.
3) Reserve 1 tablespoon of the bacon fat while discarding the rest.
4) Mix in the flour, sugar, salt and pepper. Pour in half and half and stir well to mix.
5) Microwave on HIGH for about 1 1/2 minutes till the mixture thickens. Mix once.
6) Lastly, add in the cider vinegar and spinach.
7) MMicrowave on HIGH for about 2 minutes till the mixture has heated through completely.

SERVING
8) Serve the Sweet Sour Spinach garnished with chopped, crisp bacon.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Quick, Healthy
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 103 Calories from Fat 41

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.4%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 12.9 mg4.3%

Sodium 256.2 mg10.7%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.4%

Sugars 4.3 g

Protein 5 g10%

Vitamin A 214.8% Vitamin C 53.6%

Calcium 14.5% Iron 18.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Creamed Sweet Sour Spinach Recipe