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bowl of creamed vegan spinach

Best Vegan Creamed Spinach

This amazing vegan creamed spinach recipe is not only easy to make, but you'd never know it was dairy-free! The perfect healthy side dish for the holidays
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword creamed spinach, vegan side dish, vegan thanksgiving
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 117kcal


  • 20 oz frozen spinach
  • 1 shallot , diced
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup cashew cream
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened vegan yogurt*
  • 1 teaspoon miso paste
  • Generous pinch of salt and pepper


  • Thaw the spinach and press out any excess liquid.
  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Add the garlic and shallot and saute until fragrant, about 3 minutes.
    cooking garlic in a skillet
  • Once the garlic and shallots are cooked, add the spinach and saute until the spinach is warm.
    collage of cooking spinach with garlic in a skillet
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients and continue to cook until the miso is fully dissolved.
    collage of adding cashew cream to spinach in a skillet
  • Season with salt and pepper, taste and adjust your seasonings if needed. Serve warm or allow to cool completely and reheat before serving.
    bowl of creamed spinach with a spoon



* I like unsweetened coconut yogurt best for this recipe. If you can't find an unsweetened yogurt, add vegan sour cream, vegan cream cheese or additional cashew cream + 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 412mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 11081IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 134mg | Iron: 3mg