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Crunchy-Topped Savory Spinach Casserole

Prep time 12 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 6 servings
Serve this casserole over hot baked potatoes for a delicious, light meatless meal.


  • 4 tablespoons Country Crock® Spread, divided
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • Pinch ground black pepper
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • 2 boxes (10 oz. ea.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry
  • 1/4 cup plain dry bread crumbs

Nutrition Information

  • caloriesfromfat 60
  • fat 6 g
  • satfat 1.5 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • sodium 190 mg
  • carbohydrate 10 g
  • fiber 3 g

How to Make It

  1. Melt 2 tablespoons Country Crock® Spread in medium saucepan over medium heat and cook green onions, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 3 minutes.

  2. Stir in flour and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook, stirring frequently, 1 minute. Stir in pepper and nutmeg. Stir in spinach. Turn into greased 1-quart shallow casserole.

  3. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons Spread, melted, with bread crumbs, then sprinkle over spinach. Broil until golden, about 1 minute.

  4. TIP: Use 2 bags (10 oz. ea.) spinach, cooked, instead of frozen spinach.

  5. Cost per recipe*: $ Cost per serving*: $ *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.