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Creamed Spinach Casserole

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Ingredients
  Frozen chopped spinach 20 Ounce (2 Packages, 10 Ounce Each)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Hard-cooked eggs 2 , chopped
  Whole wheat bread slice 2 , toasted and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  Grated parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Unwrap spinach and place on plate.
Microwave at High for 5 to 7 minutes, or until defrosted.
Let stand for 5 minutes.
Drain thoroughly, pressing to remove excess moisture.
Set aside.
Place butter in 4-cup measure.
Microwave at High for 1 to 1 1/4 minutes, or until butter melts.
Stir in flour, salt and pepper.
Blend in milk.
Microwave at High for 4 to 5 minutes, or until mixture thickens and bubbles, stirring 2 or 3 times.
Stir in eggs.
In 1 1/2-quart casserole, layer half of spinach and half of white sauce.
Repeat once.
Top with toast cubes.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Microwave at 70% (Medium High) for 6 to 10 minutes, or until heated through, rotating once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Spinach
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 592 Calories from Fat 296

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g51.4%

Saturated Fat 17.8 g89%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 310.8 mg103.6%

Sodium 1109.8 mg46.2%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.6%

Dietary Fiber 7.9 g31.6%

Sugars 11.1 g

Protein 28 g56.8%

Vitamin A 553.1% Vitamin C 132.9%

Calcium 60.2% Iron 58.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Creamed Spinach Casserole Recipe