Makes 8 to 10 servings

Casseroles make great comfort food and this one is no exception. The warm cheese and spinach blend together to make a gooey side dish perfect for family meals.

How to Make It

Step 1

Drain spinach well, gently pressing between layers of paper towels.

Step 2

Melt 1/4 cup butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, and saute until tender. Add flour; cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add milk and next 4 ingredients, stirring until cheese melts. Stir in spinach. Spoon into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish.

Step 3

Stir together cracker crumbs and 1/4 cup melted butter; sprinkle over spinach mixture.

Step 4

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes.

Step 5

*6 ounces mild Mexican loaf pasteurized cheese product may be substituted for jalapeño pepper cheese.

Ratings & Reviews

Judithkerr's Review

December 11, 2012
I have used this recipe since it appeared in SL. Makes a LOT and is very good. Our Christmas party crowd love this.