My great-aunt made this for lunch when I was visiting and I loved it. It was not like anything else I'd had (was only in my 20s at the time) and, fortunately, she willingly shared her recipe. I haven't tried it w/ fresh spinach but I think it would be even better. (Recipe is easily doubled) EDITED TO ADD: I made this using parmesan cheese for a holiday dinner and loved it. Also left off the bread crumbs and didn't miss them a bit!
- Ready In:
- 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped onions
- 2 beaten eggs
- 1⁄2 cup milk
- 1⁄2 cup shredded sharp American cheese
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 cup buttered soft breadcrumbs
- Combine spinach, onion, eggs, milk, cheese, salt, and pepper.
- Turn into 9x5x2" loaf pan; top w/ buttered crumbs.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or til knife inserted halfway between the side of the pan and the center comes out clean.
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Amazing! I first found this recipe in the Betty Crocker cookbook. I typically use sharp cheddar cheese, extra pepper, and a little less salt. I did notice that certain brands of spinach don't need draining; to prevent those batches from drying out while baking, I sometimes cover the dish while baking or toss in some extra milk. Thanks for posting!1Reply