Total Time
35mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

A great side dish to make and freeze for later! Great way to get the kids to eat spinach!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a pan of water, blanch (until bright green) 2 (10-oz.) packages fresh baby spinach.
  2. Remove from heat and cool.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, add and mix together cooled spinach, room temp cream cheese, salt and pepper to taste and 1/2 of cheddar cheese.
  4. Spoon mixture into a 1 gallon freezer bag.
  5. Squeeze out as much as you can and then seal the bag.
  6. In a quart sized freezer bag, add: 1/2 cup cheese, squeeze out air.
  7. Place the two filled bags into a 2nd gallon sized freezer bag, print this recipe to include in the bag too;seal it. Get all air out.
  8. Thaw completely.
  9. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  10. Pour contents of bag containing spinach mixture into an 8 inch x 8 inch or small pregreased baking dish, spreading evenly.
  11. Sprinkle the top of the mixture with your grated cheddar cheese from the second bag; cover dish with aluminum foil.
  12. Bake for 20 minutes then remove foil and cook for an additional 5 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

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