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Mexican Vegetable Casserole

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Ingredients
  Spinach 1 Pound (450 Grams)
  Pepper 1 (Green Or Sweet Red)
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Celery 5 , chopped
  Raisins 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dill seed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Dash
  Tomato 1 Large, chopped
  Cottage cheese 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Sharp cheese 175 Milliliter, shredded (3/4 Cup)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Wash spinach thoroughly with water.
2. Grease a medium size casserole lightly with oil.
3. Preheat oven to 375° F.

MAKING
4. In a steamer, steam spinach for 5 minutes just until limp and keep aside for cooling.
5. In a heavy skillet, mix together pepper, onion, celery, raisins, cinnamon, dill seed and cayenne.
6. Add a few spoonfuls of water to the skillet and steam-stir until the vegetables are tender.
7. In a blender, process tomatoes on medium speed until smooth.
8. Stir in the pureed tomato with vegetables and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
9. Remove the skillet from heat.

FINALISING
10. In greased casserole, place half of the spinach and top with half of the vegetable mixture.
11. Spread cottage cheese over the top and spoon the remaining vegetables.
12. Cover with a layer of spinach.
13. Sprinkle the shredded cheese evenly all over.
14. Place the casserole in the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes.

SERVING
15. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 691 Calories from Fat 258

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.1%

Saturated Fat 17 g84.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 105.1 mg35%

Sodium 1263.5 mg52.6%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g19.9%

Dietary Fiber 12.4 g49.5%

Sugars 34.3 g

Protein 47 g94.5%

Vitamin A 471.2% Vitamin C 151.5%

Calcium 107.8% Iron 43.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Mexican Vegetable Casserole Recipe