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Spinach Pecan Bake

I DISCOVERED this recipe while I was on a hunt for a different kind of vegetable dish to serve. I tried it and declared it a winner. The guests I first served this to also raved, so it has a permanent spot in my recipe file. -Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 packages (10 ounces each) frozen leaf spinach, thawed and drained
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • In a small skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. In a large bowl, combine the onion, spinach, cream, pecans, bread crumbs, salt, nutmeg and pepper.
  • Transfer to a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over the spinach mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 194 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 491mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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  • Pnixon
    Jan 1, 2011

    I added mushrooms and approximately 1/3 cup of a white cheese. The recipe was really good and I don't normally like spinach.My guests loved it.