Cheese Straw-Spinach Casserole

Cheese Straw-Spinach Casserole

Enjoy this delicious casserole made using Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach and sprinkled with cheese straws – a wonderful dinner.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

12

servings

3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
large onion, finely chopped (1 1/2 cups)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
eggs
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
cups half-and-half or milk
5
boxes (9 oz each) Green Giant® frozen chopped spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
2
cups cheese straws, coarsely crushed
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic in butter, stirring frequently, until golden.
  2. In large bowl, mix cream cheese and flour until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time. Stir in salt and pepper. Beat in half-and-half with wire whisk until blended. Add spinach, Cheddar cheese and onion mixture. Spoon mixture into baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese straws.
  3. Bake uncovered 30 to 35 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ingredient TIp
Use your favorite brand of cheese straws for this casserole. For a kid-friendly version, use cheese-flavored tiny fish-shaped crackers.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
        Percent Daily Value*:
          Exchanges: Free*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.