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By topping parmesan-flavored creamed spinach with a bread crumb topping, this gratin can be made up to a day ahead and needs just a few minutes under the broiler to be hot, crunchy and ready for the table.

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Credit: Leo Gong

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20 mins
20 mins
Makes 12 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • Butter a shallow 1 1/2- to 2-quart baking dish. Squeeze out as much water as possible from the spinach (use your hands or a clean kitchen towel). Set aside.

  • Heat spinach and cream in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low and stir in cheese to melt. Stir in salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Adjust seasoning to taste.

  • Transfer spinach mixture to buttered baking dish and sprinkle with bread crumbs. Just before serving, place dish in the oven 5 to 6 in. below a broiler set to high; broil until top is golden and crunchy, about 3 minutes.

  • Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutrition Facts

240 calories; calories from fat 79%; protein 7.4g; fat 21g; saturated fat 13g; carbohydrates 7.4g; fiber 2.5g; sodium 342mg; cholesterol 74mg.