Fresh Spinach Casserole Recipe

Fresh Spinach Casserole
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Spinach2 1⁄2 Pound
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon, melted
 Eggs2 Small, slightly beaten
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Onion1 Teaspoon, thinly grated
 Swiss cheese1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), shredded

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 974 Calories from Fat 546

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.4%

Saturated Fat 34.4 g172.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 469.3 mg

Sodium 4135.2 mg172.3%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.2%

Dietary Fiber 25.1 g100.2%

Sugars 18.4 g

Protein 67 g134.8%

Vitamin A 2164.4% Vitamin C 531.7%

Calcium 195% Iron 179.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash spinach leaves well and trim their stems.
2. Preheat 325°

MAKING
3. Place the spinach in a dutch oven or in a large pan.
4. Add salt ( 1 teaspoon). Cover the pan and cook for 3 minutes. Let the spinach cook in the water which 5lings to its leaves, till the leaves turn green and bright in color.
6. Use a colander to drain the leaves.
7. Press out the water with the back of any spoon, so that the spinach is completely dry.
8. Chop spinach leaves very finely.
9. In another bowl mix butter, eggs, pepper, onion, butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt, milk and cheese.
10. Transfer the ingredients in a 1 quart baking dish. ( If doing ahead, cover the dish and chill)
11. Bake in 325°for 30 minutes ( 45 minutes in case chilled)

SERVING
12. Serve fresh spinach casserole immediately.
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