Mashed Potato Spinach Casserole

"This is one of my old stand-by recipes from the More with Less Cookbook. It's a good one for those nights when I don't really feel like cooking. I suppose this is meant to be a side dish, but I always up the amounts a bit and serve it as a meatless main dish. The original recipe calls for the addition of dill seed and chives, but I never use them for our family."
 
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Ready In:
40mins
Ingredients:
10
Serves:
4-6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Peel, cook and mash potatoes.
  • Add sour cream, salt, pepper (and butter if desired).
  • Mix in enough milk to bring it to your favorite mashed potato consistency.
  • Add spinach (and seasonings if desired).
  • Place in casserole dish and top with grated cheddar cheese. (sometimes I also mix a bit of the cheese in with the potatoes before topping).
  • Bake in 350 oven for 20-30 minutes.
  • We like to serve this with corn, which usually ends up mixed in with all the rest.

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  1. anniesnomsblog
    We normally have just cheesy mash, so I thought that adding some spinach in there would make a nice change. We loved this! It was the perfect side to our steak! Really easy to make and delicious!
     
  2. carroll_jo
    YUM! I love spinach, but DF is not too fond of it (along with mushrooms). However, I always find try to find a way to put them in many dishes. He loved these potatoes so much, he asked for seconds! YAH! I only had 2 large russets, 10 oz of frozen spinach, and 1/2 cup colby jack on hand. I made mashed potatoes as I normally would: boil, drain, mash. I added the butter and appropriate milk, continued with sour cream and cheese, salt and pepper. Although I wish I would have had more cheese on hand, I think it turned out great! Even with being 2 potatoes short from the recipe, we still ending up having 5 large servings. It seems like that kind of recipe that as long as you have the basic ingredients, you can fix it up any way you like. Great, love it! I am going to start making it all the time. :)
     
  3. gwynn
    My family really enjoyed this. I used all the ingredients listed except I used some seasoned salt. It was really yummy. Thanks for posting this recipe.
     
  4. Trish Za Dish
    I hate spinach... but not with this recipe! I changed a few things. I used fresh spinach, dill instead of dill seed, sweet onion instead of chives and added about a handful of romano cheese. This was so good, and tasted very ukrainian (which I am and love). Thanks so much!!
     
  5. Sweet Diva MJ
    This is a real family pleasing casserole! Very yummy - will definitely make again. Made and reviewed for Aussie/NZ Recipe Swap #16.
     
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  1. Trish Za Dish
    I hate spinach... but not with this recipe! I changed a few things. I used fresh spinach, dill instead of dill seed, sweet onion instead of chives and added about a handful of romano cheese. This was so good, and tasted very ukrainian (which I am and love). Thanks so much!!
     

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