Total Time
1hr
Prep 25 mins
Cook 35 mins

This side dish is absolutely FABULOUS!!! It is requested frequently in my house. It's easy and a crowd pleaser. It was originally in Sunset Magazine 11/98.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. SPINACH FILLING:.
  3. Squeeze out as much liquid as possible from the spinach and coarsely chop.
  4. Saute onion, water, and butter until onion is lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and mix 2 tbl flour with onion, then smoothly stir in 1 cup broth and 1/4 cup whipping cream or half and half (light cream).
  6. Season with nutmeg. Stir over high heat until boiling, about 2 minutes.
  7. Add spinach, mix well, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  8. Use hot or cold.
  9. ARTICHOKES:.
  10. Combine thyme, coriander, basil, peppercorns, artichoke hearts and enough water to cover and simmer until thawed, about 10 minutes.
  11. Drain.
  12. Place artichokes in a shallow 8 or 9" wide casserole.
  13. Cover with spinach filling and sprinkle with cheese.
  14. Bake at 350°F until cheese is lightly browned about 35 minutes.

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