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Creamed Spinach Casserole

THIS RECIPE comes from an old cookbook I received as a wedding gift in 1945. As they grew up, my children loved all vegetables, but they often requested spinach served this way. Through the years, it has remained a family favorite. —Jane Everett Pinehurst, North Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach
  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs

Directions

  • Cook spinach according to package directions; drain well. Add 4 tablespoons butter, salt, pepper, cheese, eggs and milk.
  • Spoon into two greased 8-oz. baking dishes. Melt the remaining butter; add crumbs. Sprinkle over spinach mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or just until set.
Editor's Note: A shallow 1-qt. baking dish can be used instead of two 8-oz. dishes. Bake at 25-30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 528 calories, 44g fat (27g saturated fat), 328mg cholesterol, 1308mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 20g protein.

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  • Loiscooks
    Jan 26, 2017

    I had only 1/2 bag of spinach, but I decided to try this anyway. I just halved all the rest of the ingredients. I did not add the crumb mixture. This was very good! I will make it again.

  • flowergirl49
    May 9, 2011

    Too high in calories!

  • azzilu
    Mar 12, 2011

    this is not "creamed"....i made it in a 1 qt. dish... i would try it again, but with changes: needs more salt, needs less butter, perhaps some finely diced onion...maybe seasoned italian bread crumbs or parmesan cheese for topping, instead of buttery bread crumbs.

  • Bill W. Dodge
    Jan 3, 2011

    Simply isn't creamy enough - too solid a base and the bread crumb topping only makes is less creamy. A nice recipe, but definitely not "creamed spinach."

  • dcscake_OH
    Nov 17, 2007

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  • Rpsalaz
    Mar 30, 2007

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