Spinach is a superfood that is stacked with a huge amount of supplements in a low-calorie bale. As we all know spinach is significant for skin, hair, and bone wellbeing, along with providing iron and minerals. But the factor is how will you consume it?
There are plenty of recipes, but this recipe will make you feel like you are having a royal meal with this ruth’s Chris creamed spinach recipe, and you can enjoy special Ruth’s Chris restaurant’s copycat creamed spinach anytime anywhere.
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Ruth’s Chris Spinach Au Gratin Recipe:
When I first prepared this dish, I wasn’t so sure about the taste. But my father loved this one so much and inspired me to promote this recipe. He also gave me an idea of naming this as creamed spinach maria, but that would be cheating. Cause, I have bit by bit followed the recipe of Ruth’s Chris. Anyways, enough talking! The recipe is written below:
Ingredients we Need:
• 6 tablespoons of butter or margarine
• 1⁄4 cup of all-purpose flour
• 1⁄4 cup of onion, finely chopped
• 1 bay leaf
• 1 tablespoon of garlic clove, finely minced
• 2 cups of whole milk
• 2 bags of ready-to-use fresh spinach, approximately 10 ounce
• Kosher salt to taste
• Freshly ground black pepper to taste.
Methods of Preparing Steakhouse Creamed Spinach Step by Step:
Take a heavy medium-sized saucepan, and melt 4 tbsp of butter in the saucepan over medium heat.
When the butter is completely melted, sprinkle ¼ cup of all-purpose flour, stirring finely until they are light golden in color. This process won’t take more than 7 minutes.
Then bit by bit add ¼ cup of chopped onion, bay leaf, and minced garlic clove, stirring finely for 3 minutes.
When the flour, and onions are thoroughly mixed, gradually pour 2 cups of whole milk and whisk continuously. Keep whisking the mixture, until it boils and thickens. This whole process takes 10 minutes.
After that, reduce the heat to low, also simmer for 5 minutes longer. In order to make the sauce thick, whisk frequently.
Now, you need to remove the bay leaf, transfer the sauce to a bowl, and set it aside.
In a large pot, boil water for spinach.
When the water is boiling, cook the spinach until they are wilted and tender. This will take about 2 or 3 minutes.
Take a bowl full of iced water, and transfer the spinach to the iced bowl.
Draining well again, roll up the spinach into the kitchen towel, squeezing out as much water as possible.
Then finely chop the spinach, like super smooth.
Stir in the spinach to the prepared sauce, and simmer for 5 minutes over low heat.
Lastly, add up that remained 2 tbsp of butter. Season with salt and pepper as per your taste.
Removing from heat, transfer to a casserole dish and serve hot. Enjoy your ruth’s Chris spinach with white rice, fried rice, plain noodles, etc.
With the creamy texture of spinach with ultimate healthiness, this dish is a perfect collaboration of taste, iron, and minerals. Whether you believe it or not, you don’t have to push your kids for having spinach anymore. They will have ruth Chris creamed spinach willingly without any doubt.