Makeover Spinach Casserole Recipe

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Makeover Spinach Casserole Recipe
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Makeover Spinach Casserole Recipe

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MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Bake: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup fat-free half-and-half
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

In a blender or food processor, combine the spinach, egg whites and eggs; cover and process until smooth. add the half-and-half, butter, flour, salt and pepper; process until blended.
Coat a 1-qt. straight-sided baking dish with cooking spray. Dust bottom and sides with Parmesan cheese. Transfer spinach mixture to dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Spinach Casserole in Light & Tasty February/March 2005, p10

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 131 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 434mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 lean meat, 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 4 egg whites
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup fat-free half-and-half
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  1. In a blender or food processor, combine the spinach, egg whites and eggs; cover and process until smooth. add the half-and-half, butter, flour, salt and pepper; process until blended.
  2. Coat a 1-qt. straight-sided baking dish with cooking spray. Dust bottom and sides with Parmesan cheese. Transfer spinach mixture to dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Spinach Casserole in Light & Tasty February/March 2005, p10

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amber51342 User ID: 1442743 57565
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2010

"not much flavor and I like spinach. I fixed this just like the recipe but needs something to add some flavor"

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Txjosh16 User ID: 1303794 96643
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2008

"I have made an error on the rating as I thought 1 (one) was best. It looks like we didn't like this but we did. Some of the family thought it needed more salt. I thought it needed punching up. I had add a dash of Tabasco and nutmeg but next time will add more and also some onion. Be sure not to over-bake it. It will go from almost baked to over-baked easily."

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