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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.

Recipe by Southern Living November 1999


Recipe Summary

Makes 8 to 10 servings


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

  • 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.

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

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

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