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Spinach Surprise


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 to 1 cup 2% milk
  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 1/2 cup picante sauce or salsa
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided


  • 1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender. Stir in flour and salt until blended. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Stir in spinach and picante sauce. Stir in 3/4 cup cheese.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased 8-in. square baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 156 calories, 10g fat (7g saturated fat), 34mg cholesterol, 486mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g protein.


Average Rating:
  • Jan 8, 2016

    I thought it was okay, my family wasn't thrilled with it. Gonna see who I can give the left overs to, hate to throw out food!

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