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We streamlined this rich dish inspired by reader Georgette Dugas by using frozen chopped onions and spinach.

Georgette Dugas, Crowley, Louisiana
Recipe by Southern Living September 2008


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10 mins
7 mins
17 mins
Makes 6 servings


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  • Drain thawed chopped spinach and thawed chopped onions well, pressing between paper towels.

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add spinach, onions, and minced garlic, and cook, stirring often, 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in spreadable Swiss cheese and next 3 ingredients until smooth (about 4 minutes). Serve immediately.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used The Laughing Cow Original Creamy Swiss Flavor Spreadable Cheese Wedges.

  • Easy Creamy Collards: Substitute 1 (16-oz.) bag frozen chopped collard greens, thawed, for frozen spinach, and 1/2 cup milk for sour cream. Increase initial cook time to 8 minutes or until collards are cooked to desired degree of tenderness. Prepare recipe as directed, stirring in 2 tsp. sugar with cheese.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Pictsweet All Natural Chopped Collard Greens.