River Road Spinach Madeleine

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Miss Annie

This is my adaptation of the recipe in the River Road Recipes cookbook from the Junior League of Baton Rouge, La. This has been around at least since the 1960's and is still a favorite. It tastes better the next day after it is made. It freezes beautifully.

Top Review by Lori Bailey

I agree with what Dawn said this was awesome. I will fix this again. My husband loved it also and wanted to give it 10 stars. Thanks Miss Annie for another great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook spinach as directed on package; drain; reserve 1/2 cup liquid.
  2. Melt butter in saucepan over low heat.
  3. Whisk in flour until smooth.
  4. Add onion; cook until soft but not brown.
  5. Slowly add milk and reserved spinach liquid, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened.
  6. Stir in garlic salt, celery salt, pepper, Worcestershire and cheese; continue stirring until sauce is smooth.
  7. Combine with spinach.
  8. Pour into a 1 1/2-quart casserole and top with crumbs.
  9. Bake at 350ºF until heated through and bubbly, about 15-20 minutes.

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