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This Hungarian creamed spinach recipe is delicious served with potato pancakes and veal schnitzel.
Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
15 min
Ready In:
25 min
Level of Difficulty:

Gorete's Hungarian Creamed Spinach Recipe - Portuguese Recipes

Gorete's Hungarian Creamed Spinach Recipe

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Mon, Nov 22, 2021
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1 (16 ounce) package of fresh spinach (154 g)3⁄4 teaspoon of salt (or to taste)1 small onion, finely diced2 cups of water1 and 1⁄2 cups of reserved spinach cooking water1 tablespoon of lard or vegetable shortening1 tablespoon of flour5 tablespoons of sour cream * Get Portuguese ingredients & stuff Get Portuguese ingredients and other stuff at Amazon.com

This site uses US measurements.


  1. Boil the spinach leaves in the 2 cups of water with the salt and onions.
  2. After the spinach is cooked, strain and reserve the water.
  3. Slightly chop the spinach and set aside.
  4. In another pan, heat the lard and flour and cook until golden brown.
  5. Remove the pan from the heat and add 1 cup of the spinach water.
  6. Mix in the cooked spinach and return to the stove.
  7. Heat the mixture to almost boiling point, just before the mixture starts to boil, blend in the sour cream.
  8. Reduce the heat and simmer the mixture for several minutes.

Note: Add more of the remaining spinach water if a thinner mixture is preferred.

Recipe & Photo Credit: Chef Gorete, food.com


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