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Cheese And Spinach Casseroles

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Ingredients
  Low-fat cottage cheese 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg whites 3
  All purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Dried basil 3⁄4 Teaspoon, crushed
  Garlic powder 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Fresh spinach 8 Ounce, torn to make 6 cups
  Shredded mozzarella cheese 4 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Canned water chestnuts 8 Ounce, drained and chopped (1 Can)
  Nonstick spray coating 1
  Tomato 1 Medium, cut into 8 thin slices
Directions

In a blender container or food processor bowl combine cottage cheese and egg whites.
Cover and blend till smooth.
Stir together flour, basil, garlic powder, and pepper.
Add cottage cheese mixture and mix well.
Stir in spinach, half of the mozzarella cheese, and water chestnuts.
Spray four au gratin dishes with nonstick coating.
Spoon spinach mixture into the dishes, then place on a baking sheet.
Cover loosely with foil.
Bake in a 350° oven about 30 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
Arrange two tomato slices over each dish, then sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese.
Bake about 3 minutes more or till cheese melts.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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