25g butter1 small onion finely chopped
2 tbsp plain flour
200ml full-fat milk
2 x 200g bags spinach100ml single creamfresh nutmeg for grating
Heat 25g butter in a saucepan, then add 1 finely chopped small onion and cook for 5 mins until softened.
Stir in 2 tbsp plain flour and cook for 2 mins, then slowly start to whisk in 200ml full-fat milk. When it has all been incorporated, gently cook for 5 mins until the sauce has thickened.
Meanwhile, place two 200g bags spinach in a large colander. Pour over a kettle full of boiling water until the leaves have wilted (you may have to do this twice).
Place the spinach in a clean dishcloth, squeeze out any excess liquid, then roughly chop.
Stir into the sauce with 100ml single cream, gently heat, then finely grate over some fresh nutmeg and season well.